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Bowdon, Georgia

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Welcome to Bowdon ...

The city of Bowdon is located in Carroll County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bowdon has a population of 2,102 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) and (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 (with a count of 1,959 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bowdon had an population of 2,102 people. This is an increase of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bowdon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Carrollton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the East (E) of Bowdon

Bremen   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bowdon

Located in Haralson County

Temple   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bowdon

Heflin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Bowdon

Located in Cleburne County (AL)

Tallapoosa   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Bowdon

Located in Haralson County

Mount Zion   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bowdon

Buchanan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Bowdon

Located in Haralson County

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bowdon

Located in Heard County

Whitesburg   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Bowdon

Waco   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Bowdon

Located in Haralson County

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.

Websites for Bowdon ...

Official Website:

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 Bowdon. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Carroll County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bowdon:

The official website for Carroll County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bowdon

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

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