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Sowers, Texas

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Welcome to Sowers ...

So far, we have found very little information about Sowers. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sowers to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sowers, please Contact Us.

Sowers would have been located within present day Dallas County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sowers is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Sowers was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Sowers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sowers - it's located in Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sowers. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sowers. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sowers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sowers:

Communities near Sowers ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dallas   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Sowers

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sowers

Located in Tarrant County

Grand Prairie   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Sowers

Carrollton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sowers

Richardson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sowers

Lewisville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Sowers

Located in Denton County

Flower Mound   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sowers

Located in Denton County

North Richland Hills   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Sowers

Located in Tarrant County

Euless   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Sowers

Located in Tarrant County

Grapevine   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sowers

Located in Tarrant County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sowers.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sowers, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sowers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Sowers) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sowers. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sowers

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sowers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8285, Longitude: -96.9933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sowers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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