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Welcome to Bowen ...

Bowen is located in Powell County<1>.

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

Bowen is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Bowen and travel east, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Bowen: (606)

Communities Also Named Bowen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Bowen - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado (2), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Bowen ...

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

  • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County]
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    • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,231 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Sterling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Sterling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Sterling<5>
  • Stanton [Powell County]
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    • Stanton [Powell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanton<5>
  • Irvine [Estill County]
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    • Irvine [Estill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,298 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<5>
  • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County]
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    • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beattyville [Lee County]
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      • Beattyville [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beattyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<5>
    • Camargo [Montgomery County]
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      • Camargo [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camargo
    • Clay City [Powell County]
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      • Clay City [Powell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay City<5>
    • Ravenna [Estill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenna
      • Ravenna [Estill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<5>
    • Frenchburg [Menifee County]
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      • Frenchburg [Menifee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frenchburg<5>
    • Campton [Wolfe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campton
      • Campton [Wolfe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 422 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campton<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 Bowen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bowen.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowen ...

Looking for more information about Bowen? 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 Bowen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bowen.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Powell, 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 Bowen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bowen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8412, Longitude: -83.7719       In this case, the coordinates for Bowen 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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