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Bow, New Hampshire
Welcome to Bow ...
The location of Bow has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bow has a population of 8,001 people<3> (see below for details).
Bow is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bow lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bow is located in the (603) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bow had an population of 8,001 people. This is an increase of 6.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.09% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bow had a population of 7,519 people (or 5.13% of the total population of Merrimack County). This makes Bow the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Bow represents 0.57% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,519 people, the population of Bow increased 5.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,138 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bow.
Communities Also Named Bow ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bow - they are located in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bow.
Communities near Bow ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bow.
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 Bow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bow.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bow. 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 Bow.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bow. See our Newspapers Page for Bow.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bow ...
Looking for more information about Bow? 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 Bow, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bow.
Adding Bow to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bow in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bow was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bow on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022