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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Bowman, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Bowman and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Bowman:
    • 35.823130, -90.492606
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Bowman
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Bowman ...

We have found 22 communities that share the name Bowman.

There is one other community in Arkansas which is also named Bowman.

Beyond Arkansas, we know of another 21 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 21 communities, 21 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Arkansas ...
    • Chicot County
      • This Bowman is located in Chicot County and lies 169 miles [272 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chicot County community of Bowman.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Placer County
      • This Bowman is located in Placer County and lies 1,682 miles [2,706.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Placer County community of Bowman.
    • Colorado
      • Gunnison County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Gunnison County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gunnison County community of Bowman.
    • Georgia
      • Elbert County
      • This Bowman is located in Elbert County and lies 436 miles [701.7 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elbert County community of Bowman.
    • Illinois
      • Edgar County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Bowman [Edgar County].
      • Jersey County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Bowman [Jersey County].
    • Indiana
      • Pike County
      • This Bowman is located in Pike County and lies 253 miles [407.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pike County community of Bowman.
    • Kentucky
      • Breathitt County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Bowman [Breathitt County].
    • Maine
      • Franklin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maine community of Bowman [Franklin County].
    • Mississippi
      • Tate County
      • This Bowman is located in Tate County and lies 85 miles [136.8 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tate County community of Bowman.
    • Missouri
      • Cape Girardeau County
      • Although located in Cape Girardeau County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cape Girardeau County community of Bowman.
      • Harrison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Bowman [Harrison County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Coos County
      • This Bowman is located in Coos County and lies 1,166 miles [1,876.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Coos County community of Bowman.
    • North Dakota
      • Bowman County
      • This Bowman is located in Bowman County and lies 979 miles [1,575.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bowman County community of Bowman.
    • Oklahoma
      • Logan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oklahoma community of Bowman [Logan County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Carbon County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Bowman [Carbon County].
    • Quebec
      • This Bowman lies 1,038 miles [1,670.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
    • South Carolina
      • Orangeburg County
      • This Bowman is located in Orangeburg County and lies 582 miles [936.6 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orangeburg County community of Bowman.
    • Tennessee
      • Cumberland County
      • This Bowman is located in Cumberland County and lies 305 miles [490.8 km]<1> to the east of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Bowman.
    • Texas
      • Archer County
      • Although located in Archer County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Archer County community of Bowman.
    • Virginia
      • Roanoke County
      • This Bowman is located in Roanoke County and lies 596 miles [959.2 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Bowman that is located in Craighead County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Roanoke County community of Bowman.
    • West Virginia
      • Brooke County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Bowman [Brooke County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bowman ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Black Oak [Craighead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Oak
    • Black Oak [Craighead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Bowman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Oak
  • Burnt Hill [Craighead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Hill
    • Burnt Hill [Craighead County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Bowman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnt Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Hill
  • Davis Spur [Craighead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis Spur
    • Davis Spur [Craighead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Bowman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis Spur have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis Spur
  • Deep Landing [Craighead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deep Landing
    • Deep Landing [Craighead County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Bowman
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deep Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deep Landing
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Dixie [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie
      • Dixie [Craighead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie
    • Elm Grove [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elm Grove
      • Elm Grove [Craighead County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elm Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elm Grove
    • Gum Point [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Point
      • Gum Point [Craighead County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Point
    • Lake City [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Craighead County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,650 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City<5>
    • Lake View [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
      • Lake View [Craighead County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake View have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
    • Lester [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Craighead County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
    • Longwill [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longwill
      • Longwill [Craighead County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longwill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwill
    • Maysville [Craighead County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
      • Maysville [Craighead County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Poplar Ridge [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Ridge
      • Poplar Ridge [Craighead County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Ridge
    • Sandy [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy
      • Sandy [Craighead County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Bowman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Bowman. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Marshall Grant     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Nantahala (North Carolina) on Saturday May 5, 1928 and died in Jonesboro (Arkansas) on Sunday August 7, 2011 at the age of 83.
      • Jonesboro is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Bowman.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marshall Grant<6>

How Far From Bowman to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Bowman to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Bowman and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Little Rock, which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 124 miles [199.6 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could drive a straight line from Bowman to Little Rock, with an average speed<7>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take about two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 7 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 767 miles [1,234.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 30 days and walking would take 44 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,588 miles [10,602.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,315 miles [11,772.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,191 miles [8,354.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bowman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8231, Longitude: -90.4926       In this case, the coordinates for Bowman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bowman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Bowman could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Bowman to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.117 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.425 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.383 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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