City of Boon


The town of Boon was organized by the board of supervisors at the October session in 1875, and embraced territory described as follows: "Bounded on the north by Antioch, east by Selma, south by Henderson and west by Springville, and being Township 22 north, of Range II west. The first annual meeting was appointed at the home of James E. Mansfield on the first Monday in April, 1876. The inspectors of election were John Mansfield, William McNitt and John Perkins.
Source: The Traverse Region - H.R. Page & Co 1884

The village of Boon was platted in April 1889 and in August 1893, a plat of Bennett's addition was filed. The village was never incorporated. It has two sawmills and a bowl factory, and the usual places of business found in all small villages
Source: History of Wexford County by John H. Wheeler 1903