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Welcome to Cowden ...

Cowden is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Cowden is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Cowden ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.washcochamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cowden, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Cowden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Cowden - they are located in Illinois, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Cowden ...

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

  • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Cowden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 300,286 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<5>
  • Bethel Park [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Park
    • Bethel Park [Allegheny County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Cowden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Park<5>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Cowden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<5>
  • Baldwin [Allegheny County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin [Allegheny County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Cowden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McKeesport [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKeesport
      • McKeesport [Allegheny County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Cowden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKeesport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<5>
    • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
      • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Cowden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<5>
    • Franklin Park [Allegheny County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Park
      • Franklin Park [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Cowden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,885 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
    • Washington [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
      • Washington [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Cowden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
    • Whitehall [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Allegheny County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Cowden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<5>
    • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Hills
      • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Cowden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Hills

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowden ...

Looking for more information about Cowden? 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 Cowden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cowden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Washington County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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 Washington, 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 Cowden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Cowden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3178, Longitude: -80.1970       In this case, the coordinates for Cowden 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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