Boswell is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,277 at the 2010 census.
Boswell is located at 40°9′37″N 79°1′40″W (40.160329, -79.027712), about 60 miles (97 km) southwest of Altoona, Pennsylvania.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,364 people, 608 households, and 370 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,852.2 people per square mile (711.7/km2). There were 681 housing units at an average density of 924.7 per square mile (355.3/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.27% White, 0.15% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.07% Asian, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.07% of the population.