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Welcome to Bowers ...

Bowers is located in Berks County<1>.

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

Bowers is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Bowers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Bowers - they are located in Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bowers ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
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    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<5>
  • Reading [Berks County]
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    • Reading [Berks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<5>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<5>
  • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
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    • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Bowers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmaus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wyomissing [Berks County]
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      • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyomissing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<5>
    • Northampton [Northampton County]
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      • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,852 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northampton<5>
    • Catasauqua [Lehigh County]
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      • Catasauqua [Lehigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catasauqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua<5>
    • Shillington [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shillington
      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,300 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<5>
    • Birdsboro [Berks County]
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      • Birdsboro [Berks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birdsboro<5>
    • Fountain Hill [Lehigh County]
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      • Fountain Hill [Lehigh County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Bowers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowers ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Berks County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berks County: www.co.berks.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Berks, 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 Bowers - 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- Bowers) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4873, Longitude: -75.7421       In this case, the coordinates for Bowers 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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