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Welcome to Bowmanville ...

Bowmanville was established in 1824.

Bowmanville is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Bowmanville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Area Codes for Bowmanville: (289)<2>, (365) and (905)

The Canadian Postal Codes for Bowmanville: L1B, L1C, L1E<3>

Communities Also Named Bowmanville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bowmanville - they are located in Illinois and Michigan.

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

Communities near Bowmanville ...

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

  • Oshawa
  • Whitby
  • Ajax
  • Port Hope
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newcastle Village
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newcastle Village
      • Newcastle Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Bowmanville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newcastle Village came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcastle Village
    • Courtice
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtice
      • Courtice lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Bowmanville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtice came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtice<5>
    • Newcastle
    • Harmony
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Bowmanville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
    • Lovekin
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovekin
      • Lovekin lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Bowmanville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovekin came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovekin
    • Mitchells Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchells Corners
      • Mitchells Corners lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Bowmanville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchells Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchells Corners

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowmanville ...

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

Adding Bowmanville 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.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bowmanville was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).

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

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

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowmanville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Of the area codes for Bowmanville, area code (289, 365) is an overlay.
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Bowmanville, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Bowmanville). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Bowmanville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bowmanville) 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 Bowmanville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BowmanvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowmanville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9181, Longitude: -78.6902    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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