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Population in 2012: 2,042 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 876  (42.9%)
Females: 1,166  (57.1%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30108.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,664 (it was $27,875 in 2000)
Bowdon:

$24,664
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,095

Bowdon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,893 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Bowdon:

$73,893
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,676; Detached houses: $109,032; Mobile homes: $53,796

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

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  • White alone - 1,724 (69.0%)
  • Black alone - 592 (23.7%)
  • Hispanic - 95 (3.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 45 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bowdon: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.8%), English (19.5%), Irish (5.0%), German (3.7%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1096 feet

Land area: 3.40 square miles.

Population density: 601 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bowdon:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowdon city:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bowdon, Georgia as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bowdon to the number of sex offenders is 1,021 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $871 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $523 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (50.1 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (51.4 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (589.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ranburne, AL (2.3 miles ), Graham, AL (2.6 miles ), Mount Zion, GA (2.8 miles ), Roopville, GA (3.0 miles) , Ephesus, GA (3.0 miles ), Carrollton, GA (3.3 miles ), Waco, GA (3.4 miles ), Bremen, GA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $45,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $39,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $49,500
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.54 N, Longitude: 85.26 W

Area codes: 770, 678

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Crime rates in Bowdon by Year
Type 2002 2004 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.048.2
Robberies 00000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.048.2
Assaults 0000023228
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.01145.41064.3385.7
Burglaries 251613149181114
per 100,000 1220.7803.6641.7703.2435.6896.4532.2675.0
Thefts 4780837647445060
per 100,000 2294.94018.14096.73817.22274.92191.22419.02893.0
Auto thefts 16110322
per 100,000 48.8301.449.450.20.0149.496.896.4
Arson 000N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.5) 188.6250.9221.4214.3126.5407.4369.1313.2

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Crime rate in Bowdon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.34
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.5%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-1.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bowdon-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/26/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Bowdon city center injured one person and caused $8 million in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowdon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Bowdon center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ray Beck - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in Bowdon:

  • BOWDON AREA HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 501 MITCHELL AVE, PO BOX 76)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Bowdon:

  • BAGWELL NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON MANOR, INCORPORATED (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)
  • CARROLLTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARROLLTON, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Bowdon, GA

Local government website: www.bowdon.net

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowdon:

  • University of West Georgia (about 10 miles; Carrollton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 8,675)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 12 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 34 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 36 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 44 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 48 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 49 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,335)

Public high schools in Bowdon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bowdon:

See full list of schools located in Bowdon, School District: CARROLL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • New to Bowdon-Moms with a Mission Consignment and Outreach. We offer free Clothing and Household Closet for the needy.As well as Pregnancy Crisis information and free counseling to families in need. And coming soon-- Free food closet for the needy in Bowdon. Come see us were at 625 Wedowee Street.(619 Tyus Rd.) In the Texaco station building.

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Notable locations in Bowdon: Carroll County Fire / Rescue Station 6 (A), Bowdon City Hall (B), Warren P Sewell Memorial Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bowdon include: Bowdon Baptist Church (A), First Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bowdon Baptist Cemetery (1), Bowdon City Cemetery (2), First Methodist Cemetery (3), Town Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bowdon and their reported violations in the past:

BOWDON (Population served: 3647, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2001)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between MAR-1998 and FEB-1999, Contaminant: Dichloromethane; methylene chloride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1996 and JUL-11-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-1997), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-1997), St Public Notif received (APR-13-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.7%
(35.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 61.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.9%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bowdon, GA

21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Bowdon compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bowdon (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Bowdon Branch at 102 West College Street, branch established on 1926/09/20. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Community & Southern Bank: Bowdon Branch at 205 East College Street, branch established on 1988/09/12. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Bowdon Branch at 120 North Carroll Street, branch established on 1978/02/13. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Bowdon Branch at 207 West College Street, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bowdon travel time to work - commute


Bowdon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Bowdon city (based on Carroll County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.13%
Here46.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents59.9%15.8%4.5%3.9%3.6%
Congregations35.8%20.3%7.3%0.8%8.1%
NameMuslim Estimate Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.3%1.9%1.5%1.1%4.4%
Congregations0.8%1.6%0.8%4.9%19.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Carroll County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Carroll County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Carroll County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

30.8%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carroll County:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,591$21,5460$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,331$43,9860$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$19,957$29,9361$1,457
Police - Other 4$7,149$21,4470$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,327$33,3080$0
Sewerage 1$3,682$44,1840$0
Parks and Recreation 5$11,953$28,6870$0
Water Supply 7$22,552$38,6611$1,807
Local Libraries 2$4,649$27,8942$1,614
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$815
Totals for Government 34$89,191$31,4795$5,693

Bowdon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,378,000 ($674.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $508,000 ($248.78)
    Water Utilities: $444,000 ($217.43)
    Sewerage: $296,000 ($144.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $266,000 ($130.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $194,000 ($95.00)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($90.11)
    Financial Administration: $167,000 ($81.78)
    Libraries: $92,000 ($45.05)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($24.49)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($7.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $55,000 ($26.93)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($4.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($3.43)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.96)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $979,000 ($479.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $181,000 ($88.64)

Bowdon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $421,000 ($206.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $109,000 ($53.38)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($2.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $882,000 ($431.93)
    General Support: $407,000 ($199.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $888,000 ($434.87)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($19.10)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $631,000 ($309.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $55,000 ($26.93)
    All Other: $15,000 ($7.35)
  • Tax - Property: $402,000 ($196.87)
    Public Utilities: $159,000 ($77.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $71,000 ($34.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $59,000 ($28.89)
    NEC: $52,000 ($25.47)

Bowdon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,016,000 ($1476.98)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,985,000 ($1461.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($15.18)

Bowdon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $644,000 ($315.38)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $164,000 ($80.31)

9.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.67%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($201 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.10%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Douglas County, GA  1.75% ($35,981 average AGI)
from Haralson County, GA  0.78% ($29,646)
from Cobb County, GA  0.72% ($42,786)


7.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($342 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Douglas County, GA  1.15% ($36,484 average AGI)
to Haralson County, GA  0.80% ($28,225)
to Paulding County, GA  0.55% ($34,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowdon:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGMI (1440 AM; 3 kW; BREMEN, GA; Owner: GARNER MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowdon:

  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bowdon:

  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • W49AD (Channel 49; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Bowdon fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 2011 11:25 AM, Sr-100, Lat: 33.48643611, Lon: -85.28321667, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 2007 05:19 PM, Sr-166, Bennett Street, Lat: 33.536956, Lon: -85.262742, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 2006 06:45 PM, Bevis St, Bevis Cir, Lat: 33.532550, Lon: -85.254714, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 1992 05:59 PM, 971, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 1989 11:40 AM, 166, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bowdon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.538167 Lon: -85.254389), Call Sign: KNIZ713
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 155.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2004, Expiration Date: 04/19/2014
    Registrant: Metropolitan Communicaitons, 103 Commercial Avenue, Carrollton, GA 30117, Phone: (770) 834-7704, Email:
  • Mitchell St (Lat: 33.536222 Lon: -85.256889), Call Sign: KIG683, Licensee ID: L00018908
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/1997, Expiration Date: 03/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002
    Registrant: Bowdon Hospital, Mitchell St, Bowdon, GA 30108, Phone: (404) 258-7207
  • BLACKJACK MTN, Blackjack Mountain Road (Lat: 33.443694 Lon: -85.265417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WNZM890
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.237 MHz, 856.437 MHz, 856.762 MHz, 856.937 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.437 MHz, 857.762 MHz, 857.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/27/2022
    Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services, Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BOWDON, 167 Craven Rd (Lat: 33.557306 Lon: -85.220222), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPNM641
    Assigned Frequencies: 6870.42 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/1998, Expiration Date: 04/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2003, Certifier: J. Vann Vogel
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place Mc: Ga3b1reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4277, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bowdon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337E (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1277M , Serial Number: 33701277, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Georgia Radio Inc, 320 Roy Baynor Ln, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5597E , Serial Number: 17271898, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Ctj Flyers LLC, Po Box 741, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5742A , Serial Number: 28342, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): David L Hyatt, Po Box 785, Bowdon, GA 30108
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-435A/0-435C (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9440K , Serial Number: 108-2440, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry A Frith, 2222 Victory Church Rd, Bowdon, GA 30108


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 80
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Bowdon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bowdon, GA

Most common first names in Bowdon, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7272.7 years
William5573.4 years
John4975.2 years
Mary4179.8 years
Robert4175.9 years
George2373.0 years
Willie2375.3 years
Roy1972.2 years
Thomas1869.9 years
Annie1875.2 years
Most common last names in Bowdon, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6173.2 years
Johnson4674.2 years
Robinson4178.8 years
Jackson3078.9 years
Williams2972.4 years
Yates2373.0 years
Lovvorn2279.0 years
Wilson2277.3 years
Wiggins1867.6 years
Warren1773.9 years
Businesses in Bowdon, GA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Rite Aid1

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  • #52 (30108) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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