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Welcome to Bowdon ...

The city of Bowdon is located in Wells County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bowdon has a population of 120 people<3> (see below for details).

Bowdon was established in 1899.

The community of Bowdon is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bowdon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bowdon is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bowdon had an population of 120 people. This is a decrease of 8.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowdon had a population of 131 people. This makes Bowdon the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Bowdon represents 0.02% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 246th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 131 people, the population of Bowdon decreased 5.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 139 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowdon.

Communities Also Named Bowdon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bowdon - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Bowdon ...

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

  • Fessenden [Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fessenden
    • Fessenden [Wells County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Bowdon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 433 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fessenden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fessenden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fessenden<6>
  • Sykeston [Wells County]
  • Goodrich [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodrich
    • Goodrich [Sheridan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Bowdon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 91 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodrich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodrich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodrich<6>
  • Hurdsfield [Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurdsfield
    • Hurdsfield [Wells County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Bowdon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurdsfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurdsfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurdsfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cathay [Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cathay
      • Cathay [Wells County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bowdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cathay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cathay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cathay<6>
    • Chaseley [Wells County]
    • Hamberg [Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamberg
      • Hamberg [Wells County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bowdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamberg<6>
    • Robinson [Kidder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinson
      • Robinson [Kidder County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the south of Bowdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robinson<6>
    • Harvey [Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harvey
      • Harvey [Wells County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northwest of Bowdon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harvey<6>
    • Lake Williams [Kidder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Williams
      • Lake Williams [Kidder County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Bowdon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Williams

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 Bowdon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bowdon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowdon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Wells County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Wells, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bowdon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowdon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Bowdon) 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 Bowdon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bowdon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowdon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4689, Longitude: -99.7085       In this case, the coordinates for Bowdon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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