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Welcome to Dowling ...

Dowling is located on the Gulf Coast.

Dowling is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Dowling is near sea level<3>.

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

Dowling lies within the (409) area code.

Communities Also Named Dowling ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Dowling - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Dowling ...

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

  • Beaumont
  • Port Arthur
  • Orange
  • Nederland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nederland
    • Nederland lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Dowling.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,184 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nederland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nederland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nederland<5>
  • Groves
  • Lumberton
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    • Lumberton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Dowling.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<5>
  • Port Neches
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Neches
    • Port Neches lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Dowling.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,596 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Neches have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Neches
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Neches<5>
  • Vidor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidor
    • Vidor lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Dowling.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vidor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidor<5>
  • Bridge City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridge City
    • Bridge City lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Dowling.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridge City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridge City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridge City<5>
  • West Orange
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Orange
    • West Orange lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Dowling.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,168 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Orange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Orange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Orange<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dowling ...

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

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.tx.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Jefferson, 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 Dowling - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dowling) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dowling. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0166, Longitude: -94.0374       In this case, the coordinates for Dowling 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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