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Welcome to Bowman ...

The town of Bowman is located in Orangeburg County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bowman has a population of 889 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bowman.

Bowman is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bowman is within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Bowman: 29018<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bowman had an population of 889 people. This is a decrease of 8.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowman had a population of 968 people. This makes Bowman the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Bowman represents 0.02% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 968 people, the population of Bowman decreased 19.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,198 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowman.

Communities Also Named Bowman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Bowman - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Bowman ...

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

  • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County]
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    • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Bowman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,460 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeburg<6>
  • Saint George [Dorchester County]
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    • Saint George [Dorchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bowman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint George
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint George<6>
  • Holly Hill [Orangeburg County]
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    • Holly Hill [Orangeburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Bowman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,162 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Hill<6>
  • Branchville [Orangeburg County]
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    • Branchville [Orangeburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Bowman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 944 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Branchville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Santee [Orangeburg County]
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      • Santee [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bowman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santee<6>
    • Harleyville [Dorchester County]
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      • Harleyville [Dorchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bowman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harleyville<6>
    • Elloree [Orangeburg County]
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      • Elloree [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bowman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elloree<6>
    • Cameron [Calhoun County]
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      • Cameron [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Bowman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Eutawville [Orangeburg County]
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      • Eutawville [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Bowman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eutawville<6>
    • Rowesville [Orangeburg County]
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      • Rowesville [Orangeburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Bowman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowesville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowman ...

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

Adding Bowman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bowman 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 Bowman was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

The official website for Orangeburg County: www.orangeburgcounty.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Orangeburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bowman.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Bowman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bowman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bowman) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bowman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BowmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3493, Longitude: -80.6831    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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