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Gowen, Michigan

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Welcome to Gowen ...

Gowen is located in Montcalm County.

Gowen is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Gowen is within the boundaries of the (231) area code.

The ZIP code for Gowen: 49326<2>

Communities near Gowen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Gowen and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Belding   [Map]   5,769   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cedar Springs   [Map]   3,651   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edmore   [Map]   1,195   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Greenville   [Map]   8,426   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Howard City   [Map]   1,803   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   1,010   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gowen.

Communities Also Named Gowen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Gowen - they are located in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gowen. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gowen. 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 Gowen.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gowen:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gowen ...

Looking for more information about Gowen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gowen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gowen.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Gowen. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gowen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Gowen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gowen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Gowen. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gowen) 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 Gowen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gowen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gowen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2517, Longitude: -85.3020     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gowen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gowen.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Gowen.