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Welcome to Bowers ...

Bowers is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Bowers is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Bowers lies within the (765) area code.

Communities Also Named Bowers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Bowers - they are located in Delaware, Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bowers ...

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

  • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
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    • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<5>
  • Crawfordsville [Montgomery County]
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    • Crawfordsville [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,151 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawfordsville<5>
  • Lebanon [Boone County]
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    • Lebanon [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,120 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<5>
  • Frankfort [Clinton County]
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    • Frankfort [Clinton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<5>
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    • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dayton [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Dayton [Tippecanoe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,667 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<5>
    • Thorntown [Boone County]
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      • Thorntown [Boone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorntown<5>
    • Rossville [Clinton County]
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      • Rossville [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<5>
    • Mulberry [Clinton County]
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      • Mulberry [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<5>
    • Ladoga [Montgomery County]
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      • Ladoga [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 995 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ladoga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ladoga<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowers ...

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

Adding Bowers to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bowers in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bowers was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bowers on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Montgomery, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bowers) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1570, Longitude: -86.7247       In this case, the coordinates for Bowers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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