Bowman County

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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Teran Doerr of Bowman, executive director of the Bowman County Development Corp.
Jyring 1:20 "Ectypodus lovei from the Medicine Pole Hills local fauna (Chadronian, latest Eocene), Bowman County, ND," Karew Schumaker * and Allen J.
Construction of the New Airport at Bowman County in North Dakota, USA.
Construction of the new US$14m airport at Bowman County in North Dakota, USA, is continuing on schedule, with works due to be complete early next year.
3:30 "Herpetotherium valens from the Medicine Pole Hills local fauna (Chadron Formation: Late Eocene) Bowman County, ND," Karew Schumaker *, Allen J.
In Bowman County of southwestern North Dakota, Bear Paw has recently completed the first phase of construction of its Marmarth natural gas gathering and processing system, which serves the increasing number of horizontal oil and gas wells being drilled and completed in the Ordovician Red River formation found to be productive throughout a large geographic area in both North and South Dakota as well as eastern Montana.
The construction on Bowman County s new $14 million airport is continuing on schedule and is to be finished in spring 2015, while county officials mull the purchase of the current airport s property.
Rodney Schf, a pilot and president of the Bowman County Airport Authority said, Hopefully Mother Nature cooperates right now, because we re doing well.
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