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Welcome to Bowen ...

Bowen is located in Cattaraugus County<1>.

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

Bowen is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bowen is located in the (716) area code.

Communities Also Named Bowen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Bowen - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado (2), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Bowen ...

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

  • Jamestown [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
    • Jamestown [Chautauqua County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,058 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<5>
  • Ellicott [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellicott
    • Ellicott [Chautauqua County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,274 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellicott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellicott
  • Busti [Chautauqua County]
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    • Busti [Chautauqua County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Busti have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Busti
  • Salamanca [Cattaraugus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salamanca
    • Salamanca [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Bowen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salamanca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salamanca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salamanca<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ellery [Chautauqua County]
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      • Ellery [Chautauqua County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellery
    • Carroll [Chautauqua County]
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      • Carroll [Chautauqua County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carroll have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carroll
    • Lakewood [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
      • Lakewood [Chautauqua County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,797 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<5>
    • Persia [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Persia
      • Persia [Cattaraugus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Persia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Persia
    • Falconer [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falconer
      • Falconer [Chautauqua County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falconer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falconer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falconer<5>
    • Poland [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poland
      • Poland [Chautauqua County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Bowen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowen ...

Looking for more information about Bowen? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bowen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bowen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Cattaraugus County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cattaraugus County: www.co.cattaraugus.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Cattaraugus, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bowen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1295, Longitude: -79.0153       In this case, the coordinates for Bowen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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