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Welcome to Bowling Green ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Bowling Green, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
A typical abbreviation for Bowling Green: Bowling Grn.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bowling Green has a population of 4,937 people<2> (see below for details).
Bowling Green is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bowling Green lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bowling Green is located in the (573) area code.
The ZIP code for Bowling Green: 63334<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bowling Green had an population of 4,937 people. This is a decrease of 7.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.44% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowling Green had a population of 5,334 people (or 28.81% of the total population of Pike County). This makes Bowling Green the county's most populous community.
The population of Bowling Green represents 0.09% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,334 people, the population of Bowling Green increased 63.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,260 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowling Green.
Communities Also Named Bowling Green ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Bowling Green - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bowling Green.
Communities near Bowling Green ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bowling Green.
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 Bowling Green. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bowling Green.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bowling Green. 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 Bowling Green.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bowling Green. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bowling Green.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowling Green ...
Looking for more information about Bowling Green? 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 Bowling Green, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bowling Green.
Adding Bowling Green to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bowling Green in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bowling Green was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bowling Green on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bowling Green.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023