It was established as a coal mining town around the 1830's, and officially made a town in 1849. It was originally named "Montana," but the name was changed to Boone in 1871.
Today, it is known for its railroads and seclusion.
People Born in Boone
Boone in People's Lives
Mamah Borthwick: I was born here in 1969. Where I grew up, here or elsewhere, is unknown.