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Bowers Hill, West Virginia

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Census Data for Bowers Hill ...

As far as we can tell, Bowers Hill<1> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Bowers Hill, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

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Roane County ...

Bowers Hill is located in Roane County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Roane County.

Population Rings for Bowers Hill ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Bowers Hill and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Bowers Hill. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Bowers Hill, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]22,158-7.06%
10 mi   [16 km]32,330-6.95%
15 mi   [24 km]42,868-6.43%
20 mi   [32 km]53,699-4.86%
25 mi   [40 km]88,581-3.13%
30 mi   [48 km]1215,092-2.38%

Miscellaneous Information for Bowers Hill ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Roane County or the community of Bowers Hill:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Bowers Hill:

GNIS ID for Bowers Hill: 1553955

GNIS ID for Roane County: 1550050

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 087 (Roane County)

Place Code: 09420 (Bowers Hill)

State & County Code: 54/087 (West Virginia / Roane County)

State & Place Code: 54/09420 (West Virginia / Bowers Hill)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Bowers Hill is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Bowers Hill.

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Bowers Hill may originally have been Bower's Hill. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Bowers Hill might be written as Bower Hill. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Bowers Hill.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Bowers Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bowers Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowers Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7929, Longitude: -81.3079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bowers Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bowers Hill.