Bowie County

Bowie County, Texas

710 James Bowie Dr
New Boston, TX 75570
Phone: (903) 628-2571
Fax: (903) 628-6729

On the northeastern border of TX, northwest of Shreveport, LA; organized 1840 (prior to statehood) from Red River County. Name Origin: For Col. James A. Bowie (1795-1836), pioneer and officer in the Texas Revolution, killled at the Alamo. The bowie knife is named for him

Area (sq mi):: 922.77 (land 887.87; water 34.90) Population per square mile: 102.10
Population 2005: 90,643 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 89,306 (White 70.20%; Black or African American 23.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,357; median household $33,001; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,795-$24,540
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Texarkana (35,492)

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    While firefighters in Bowie County, Texas, were hosing down the smokin' remains of a home, the boggled fire chief was gettin' an earful from a crying woman.
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    Approximately 2,500 acres in Bowie County have been acquired, along with two well-defined drilling prospects and two other prospects still in development.
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    The Judicial District Court, Bowie County, granted the defendants' motion.
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