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Welcome to Bowling Green ...

The city of Bowling Green is located in Pike County<1> and is the County Seat for Pike County.

A typical abbreviation for Bowling Green: Bowling Grn.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bowling Green has a population of 5,585 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bowling Green.

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 lies within 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 5,585 people. This is an increase of 4.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 71.32% 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 total 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 (with a count of 3,260 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowling Green.

Adding Bowling Green to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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.

In addition, we also found mention of Bowling Green elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Bowling Green ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

  • Vandalia [Audrain County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vandalia
    • Vandalia [Audrain County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Bowling Green
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,030 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandalia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vandalia<7>
  • Louisiana [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisiana
    • Louisiana [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bowling Green
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,207 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisiana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisiana<7>
  • Pleasant Hill [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Hill
    • Pleasant Hill [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bowling Green
    • Estimated population in 2019: 925 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<7>
  • Eolia [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eolia
    • Eolia [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bowling Green
    • Estimated population in 2019: 509 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eolia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eolia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eolia<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clarksville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Bowling Green
      • Estimated population in 2019: 431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<7>
    • Frankford [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankford
      • Frankford [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Bowling Green
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankford<7>
    • Silex [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silex
      • Silex [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bowling Green
      • Estimated population in 2019: 292 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silex have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silex
    • Curryville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curryville
      • Curryville [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Bowling Green
      • Estimated population in 2019: 223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curryville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curryville
    • Middletown [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Bowling Green
      • Estimated population in 2019: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Whiteside [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteside
      • Whiteside [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Bowling Green
      • Estimated population in 2019: 81 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiteside have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiteside

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pike County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bowling Green.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowling Green - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Bowling Green). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bowling Green or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bowling Green) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bowling Green. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bowling Green

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowling Green. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3420, Longitude: -91.1953    
<6>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.
<7>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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