Bowman County

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Bowman County, North Dakota

PO Box 379
Bowman, ND 58623
Phone: (701) 523-3450
Fax: (701) 523-5443
www.bowmannd.com

In the southwestern corner of ND; organized Mar 8, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Billings County. Eliminated in 1903 for lack of settlement; reestablished Jun 10, 1907. Name Origin: Possibly for Edward M. Bowman, a Dakota Territory representative. Another source says that William Bowman was the territorial legislator, and Edward M. Bowman was an official of the Milwaukee Road Railroad that ran through the county

Area (sq mi):: 1166.99 (land 1162.05; water 4.95) Population per square mile: 2.60
Population 2005: 3,048 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.00%; 1990-2000 -9.80% Population 2000: 3,242 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $17,662; median household $31,906; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,601-$29,290
Unemployment (2004): 2.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 12.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jyring 1:20 "Ectypodus lovei from the Medicine Pole Hills local fauna (Chadronian, latest Eocene), Bowman County, ND," Karew Schumaker * and Allen J.
3:30 "Herpetotherium valens from the Medicine Pole Hills local fauna (Chadron Formation: Late Eocene) Bowman County, ND," Karew Schumaker *, Allen J.