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Bowman, West Virginia

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Census Data for Bowman ...

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

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

As far as we can tell, Bowman 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 Bowman, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Wheeling27,375   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

Brooke County ...

Bowman is located in Brooke County.

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

Population Rings for Bowman ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]99,817-4.71%
10 mi   [16 km]2046,364-3.66%
15 mi   [24 km]34106,855-3.78%
20 mi   [32 km]48131,031-3.68%
25 mi   [40 km]68181,823-3.69%
30 mi   [48 km]83210,388-3.61%

Miscellaneous Information for Bowman ...

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 Brooke County or the community of Bowman:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Bowman: 1558259

GNIS ID for Brooke County: 1558262

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Bowman would have been 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 Bowman.

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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 Bowman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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 'straight-line' distance beginning in Bowman. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bowman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bowman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2473, Longitude: -80.6445     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bowman 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 Bowman.