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Welcome to Bowers Ferry ...

Bowers Ferry is located in Carroll County<1>.

The location of Bowers Ferry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bowers Ferry has a population of 485 people<3> (see below for details).

Bowers Ferry is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Bowers Ferry (for example, toward Woodland (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Bowers Ferry: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bowers Ferry had an population of 485 people. This is an increase of 4.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowers Ferry had a population of 465 people.

With a 2010 count of 465 people, the population of Bowers Ferry increased 39.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 334 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowers Ferry.

Communities Also Named Bowers Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bowers Ferry - it's located in Virginia.

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

Communities near Bowers Ferry ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bowers Ferry.

  • Smokey Acres [Coweta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smokey Acres
    • Smokey Acres [Coweta County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Bowers Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 56,666 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smokey Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smokey Acres
  • Newnan [Coweta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan
    • Newnan [Coweta County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Bowers Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newnan<7>
  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Bowers Ferry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,450 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<7>
  • Graysons Landing [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysons Landing
    • Graysons Landing [Troup County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Bowers Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysons Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysons Landing
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tyus [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyus
      • Tyus [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Bowers Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyus
    • Chattahoochee Hills [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chattahoochee Hills
      • Chattahoochee Hills [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Bowers Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattahoochee Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattahoochee Hills<7>
    • Grantville [Coweta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantville
      • Grantville [Coweta County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Bowers Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantville<7>
    • Hogansville [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hogansville
      • Hogansville [Troup County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Bowers Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hogansville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hogansville<7>
    • Bowdon Junction [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon Junction
      • Bowdon Junction [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Bowers Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon Junction<7>
    • Bowdon [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon
      • Bowdon [Carroll County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Bowers Ferry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<7>

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 Bowers Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bowers Ferry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bowers Ferry. 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 Bowers Ferry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bowers Ferry. See our Newspapers Page for Bowers Ferry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowers Ferry ...

Looking for more information about Bowers Ferry? 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 Bowers Ferry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bowers Ferry.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bowers Ferry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowers Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Bowers Ferry, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Bowers Ferry) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowers Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4309, Longitude: -85.0122       In this case, the coordinates for Bowers Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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