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Welcome to Bowdon ...

The city of Bowdon is located in Carroll County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bowdon has a population of 2,099 people<1> (see below for details).

Bowdon is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Bowdon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Bowdon is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Bowdon: (470)<3>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP code for Bowdon: 30108<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowdon had a population of 2,040 people. This makes Bowdon the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Bowdon represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,040 people, the population of Bowdon increased 4.13% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,959 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bowdon had an population of 2,099 people. This is an increase of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowdon.

Communities near Bowdon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bowdon and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Heflin (AL)   [Map]   3,425   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,428   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,158   N   18 miles [29 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,815   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Franklin   [Map]   958   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Zion   [Map]   1,798   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bowdon.

Communities Also Named Bowdon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bowdon - it's located in North Dakota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bowdon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bowdon. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bowdon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bowdon.

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

Websites for Bowdon ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowdon ...

Looking for more information about Bowdon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bowdon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bowdon.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Bowdon. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bowdon.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowdon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Bowdon, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bowdon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bowdon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Bowdon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bowdon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bowdon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bowdon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowdon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5382, Longitude: -85.2533     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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