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Welcome to Bowie ...

The city of Bowie is located in Montague County.

The location of Bowie has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bowie has a population of 5,059 people<2> (see below for details).

Bowie is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bowie lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bowie is within the (940) area code.

The ZIP code for Bowie: 76230<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bowie had an population of 5,059 people. This is a decrease of 3.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowie had a population of 5,218 people (which is 26.46% of the total population of Montague County). This makes Bowie the county's most populous community.

The population of Bowie represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 327th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,218 people, the population of Bowie has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,219 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bowie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Bowie - they are located in Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Mississippi and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Bowie ...

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

  • Nocona [Montague County]
  • Alvord [Wise County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alvord have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alvord
    • Alvord [Wise County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Bowie
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alvord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alvord
  • Chico [Wise County]
  • Bellevue [Clay County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellevue have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellevue
    • Bellevue [Clay County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest of Bowie
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellevue
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellevue
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sunset [Montague County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset
      • Sunset [Montague County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Bowie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunset
    • Fruitland [Montague County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitland
      • Fruitland [Montague County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Bowie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitland
    • Salona [Montague County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salona
      • Salona [Montague County] lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east of Bowie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salona
    • Montague [Montague County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montague have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montague
      • Montague [Montague County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Bowie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montague
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montague
    • Park Springs [Wise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Springs
      • Park Springs [Wise County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of Bowie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Springs
    • Newport [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Clay County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Bowie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bowie. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bowie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowie ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bowie.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bowie - 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 city (such as Bowie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bowie 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bowie) 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 Bowie. 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 Bowie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5566, Longitude: -97.8440       In this case, the coordinates for Bowie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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