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Bowman County, North Dakota

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

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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TXCO's Marty #1-17 in Bowman County, North Dakota was drilled horizontally approximately 3,300 feet in the Red River "B" interval.
A Bowman County, North Dakota Red River well is flowing at the rate of 263 barrels of oil per day while a Maverick County, Texas Glen Rose well is flowing at a rate of 1.
TXCO announced that the Sherry #1-16, a vertical well in Bowman County, North Dakota, has been tested at an initial production rate of 263 barrels of 32 degrees oil and 5 barrels of water per day from perforations in the Red River "D" formation from 9,614-9,667 feet.
SAN ANTONIO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exploration Company (Nasdaq: TXCO) (TXCO) announced today that it has drillstem tested 32 degree gravity oil at the rate of 535 barrels per day from the Sherry #1-16 in the Red River formation in Bowman County, North Dakota.
The Sherry #1-16 in Section 16 of T130N and R102W of Bowman County, North Dakota, was drilled vertically through the Red River 'D' before drilling horizontally in the Red River 'B' interval.
s Barbara #1-15 in section 15 of T136N-R105W in Bowman County, North Dakota that recently completed drilling operations.