A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Bowie ...
Bowie is 3,760 feet [1,146 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Bowie is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Bowie lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Bowie (for example, toward Lordsburg (NM)), you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.
Bowie is within the (520) area code.
The ZIP code for Bowie: 85605<3>
Adding Bowie to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Bowie in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Bowie elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bowie on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bowie on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bowie ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Bowie - they are located in Colorado, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bowie.
Communities near Bowie ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bowie.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bowie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bowie.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bowie. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bowie.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bowie. See our Newspapers Page for Bowie.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowie ...
Looking for more information about Bowie? 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 Bowie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bowie.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bowie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cochise County: www.cochise.az.gov/
The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/
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This page was last modified: 07 Apr 2021