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Welcome to Bowie ...
The city of Bowie is located in Prince George's County.
The location of Bowie has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Bowie has a population of 58,859 people<2> (see below for details).
Bowie was established in 1870.
The community of Bowie is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bowie lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bowie: (301) & (240)<4>
The ZIP codes for Bowie: 20715-20721<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowie had a population of 54,727 people (which is 6.34% of the total population of Prince George's County). This makes Bowie the county's most populous community.
The population of Bowie represents 0.95% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 54,727 people, the population of Bowie increased 8.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 50,269 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bowie had an population of 58,859 people. This is an increase of 7.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.09% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowie.
Communities near Bowie ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bowie and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bowie.
Communities Also Named Bowie ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Bowie - they are located in Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bowie.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bowie:
Websites for Bowie ...
Official Website: www.cityofbowie.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowie ...
Looking for more information about Bowie? 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 Bowie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bowie.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bowie: www.cityofbowie.org/
The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019