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Bowling Green, Virginia
Welcome to Bowling Green ...
The location of Bowling Green has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Bowling Green: Bowling Grn.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bowling Green has a population of 1,180 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bowling Green.
Bowling Green is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bowling Green lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bowling Green is within the boundaries of the (804) area code.
Websites for Bowling Green ...
Official Website: www.town.bowling-green.va.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bowling Green had an population of 1,180 people. This is an increase of 6.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bowling Green had a population of 1,111 people. This makes Bowling Green the county's most populous community.
The population of Bowling Green represents 0.01% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,111 people, the population of Bowling Green increased 18.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 936 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bowling Green.
Adding Bowling Green to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bowling Green on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bowling Green ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Bowling Green: This one is located in Caroline County and the other is located in Roanoke City.
Beyond Virginia, there are 20 communities that are also named Bowling Green - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bowling Green.
Communities near Bowling Green ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bowling Green.
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 Bowling Green. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bowling Green.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bowling Green. 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 Bowling Green.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bowling Green. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bowling Green.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowling Green ...
Looking for more information about Bowling Green? 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 Bowling Green, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bowling Green.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bowling Green: www.town.bowling-green.va.us/
The official website for Caroline County: www.co.caroline.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021