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

The community of Boston is the Seat for Bowie County.

Bowie County was founded in 1840 and was created by taking area from Red RiverCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bowie had a population of 93,964 people. This is an increase of 5.22% since the last Census (which gave a population of 89,306 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bowie represented 0.43% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 36th most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201092,565+3.65%-1.49% since 2009
200993,964+5.22%+1.41% since 2008
200892,655+3.75%+1.19% since 2007
200089,306The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Bowie County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Bowie County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Texarkana   37,10434,7826.68% increase  
Wake Village   5,6535,12910.22% increase  
New Boston   4,7754,8080.69% decrease  
Hooks   3,0172,9731.48% increase  
Nash   2,4512,16913% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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