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Bow Island, Alberta
Welcome to Bow Island ...
A typical abbreviation for Bow Island: Bow Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Bow Island had a population of 1,790 people.<1>
The town of Bow Island is 2,590 feet [789 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Bow Island is ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Bow Island lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).
Telephone area codes for Bow Island: (403) and (587)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Bow Island had a population of 1,790 people.
The population of Bow Island represents 0.05% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 89th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 1,790 people, the population of Bow Island increased 5.05% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,704 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bow Island.
Communities near Bow Island ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bow Island and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Bow Island.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bow Island:
Websites for Bow Island ...
Official Website: www.bowisland.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bow Island ...
Looking for more information about Bow Island? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bow Island, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bow Island.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bow Island: www.bowisland.com/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019