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Welcome to Bow River ...

A typical abbreviation for Bow River: Bow Riv.

Bow River is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Bow River is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bow River 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 River: (403) and (587)<2>

Communities near Bow River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bow Island   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the East (E) of Bow River

Vauxhall   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bow River

Grassy Lake   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Bow River

Burdett   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bow River

Hays   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Bow River

Juno   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bow River

Purple Springs   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bow River

Grantham   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bow River

Rolling Hills   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Bow River

Taber   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bow River

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Bow River.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bow River. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bow River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bow River ...

Looking for more information about Bow River? 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.

Looking for more information about Bow River? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bow River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bow River.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bow River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bow River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bow River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bow River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9333, Longitude: -111.7000     [Map].

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