Boswell is a town in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 709 at the 2010 census. One of the Choctaw Nation’s first and most prominent settlements, Mayhew, Indian Territory, was located three miles north of present-day Boswell. The town was named for S.C. Boswell, a local merchant. According to the United States Census Bureau, Boswell has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it is land and 1.43% is water. The town contains, Boswell State Park, an Oklahoma State Park largely occupied by a lake, which has been stocked with channel catfish.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 709 people, 295 households, and 184 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,013 people per square mile (394/km²). There were 370 housing units at an average density of X per square mile (X/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 63.33% white, 18.05% Native American, 8.32% African American, 2.68% from other races, and 7.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino individuals were 5.92% of the population in 2010, having more than doubled since 2000.
There were 295 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.9% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% were non-families. A third (34.6%) of households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.4 and the average family size was 3.04.