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Bowden, West Virginia
Welcome to Bowden ...
The location of Bowden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Bowden is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Bowden is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Bowden lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Bowden: (304) & (681)<4>
Adding Bowden to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Bowden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Bowden elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bowden on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bowden ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Bowden - they are located in Alberta, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bowden.
Communities near Bowden ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bowden.
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 Bowden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bowden.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bowden. 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 Bowden.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bowden. See our Newspapers Page for Bowden.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bowden ...
Looking for more information about Bowden? 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 Bowden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bowden.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bowden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021