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Bowman County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 3,151. Its county seat is
Bowman County was created by the 1883 Dakota Territory legislature but eliminated in 1903 due to a lack of settlement. The county was then reestablished in 1907 by a proclamation by Governor John Burke. The name comes from Edward M. Bowman, member of the territorial House of Representatives during the 1883 session. The county government was first organized on July 5, 1907; Bowman has always been the county seat.
Named for Edward M. Bowman, member of the House of Representatives from the southern half of the territory at the 1883 session.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Created by the 1883 territorial legislature but eliminated by the 1903 session due to a lack of settlement. Re-established on June 10, 1907, by proclamation of Gov. John Burke. It was named for Edward M. Bowman, member of the House of Representatives from the southern half of the territory at the 1883 session. Government organized: July 5, 1907. County Seat: Bowman, 1907-present.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,167 square miles (3,020 km2), of which 1,162 square miles (3,010 km2) is land and 5.2 square miles (13 km2) (0.4%) is water
Bordering counties are as follows: