Boone is a city in Des Moines Township, and county seat of Boone County, Iowa, United States. It is the principal city of the Boone, Iowa Micropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Boone County. This micropolitan statistical area, along with the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area comprise the larger 'Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area'. The population of the city was 12,661 at the 2010 census.
Montana, Boone county, Iowa just east of the Des Moines River, 15 miles west of Ames. It was founded in 1865 and renamed Boone in 1871 to honour Captain Nathan Boone, son of Daniel Boone.