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Welcome to Bow ...

Bow is located in Skagit County<1>.

The pronunciation of Bow: BOH<2>

Bow is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Bow lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Bow: (360)

The ZIP code for Bow: 98232<4>

Communities Also Named Bow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bow - they are located in Kentucky, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Bow ...

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

  • Bellingham [Whatcom County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellingham
    • Bellingham [Whatcom County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Bow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellingham<6>
  • Mount Vernon [Skagit County]
  • Anacortes [Skagit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anacortes
    • Anacortes [Skagit County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Bow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anacortes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anacortes<6>
  • Sedro-Woolley [Skagit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sedro-Woolley
    • Sedro-Woolley [Skagit County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Bow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,182 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedro-Woolley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sedro-Woolley<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burlington [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
      • Burlington [Skagit County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,543 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<6>
    • La Conner [Skagit County]
    • Lyman [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Skagit County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Bow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 475 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<6>
    • Hamilton [Skagit County]
    • Alger [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alger
      • Alger [Skagit County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alger have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alger
    • Bay View [Skagit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay View
      • Bay View [Skagit County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bow
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay View have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay View

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bow ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Skagit County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Skagit County: www.skagitcounty.net/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Skagit, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Bow. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bow - 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 community (such as Bow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bow 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bow) 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 Bow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5616, Longitude: -122.3985    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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