Bowie Profile

About the City of Bowie


Bowie, Texas is where the East meets the West and the assets of small-rural-Texas living is combined with the convenience of easy access to the Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex.

The city's population is 5,518, a vibrant community located at the crossroads of US-287, US-81, and Texas Highway 59 in the north central Texas county of Montague; inside the beautiful rolling hills and Red River Valley of North Central Texas. The city also sits at the intersection of two railways - BNSF and Union Pacific cross paths right here in downtown Bowie. We are approximately one hour from DFW International Airport, one hour from Fort Worth, 45 minutes from Wichita Falls and one and a half hours from downtown Dallas.

Community Perks


Industrial and commercial businesses looking for a vibrant, stable-growing, friendly, low-cost, and ample-utility capacity town to locate your next business in, look no further - you’ve found us! Bowie is an official Texas Main Street city since 1997, which illustrates its commitment to economic development and historic preservation. Quality schools, excellent healthcare, and active commerce and industry make Bowie your next destination for business.

Bowie is a designated 4A and 4B Sales Tax community and formed the Bowie Economic Development Corporation in 1998 allowing the business climate a ONE-STOP shopping experience. The BEDC Team offers incentives and administrative assistance to business looking at locating and/or expanding in our community. We assistance with a fast track permitting process and offer a trained professional to assist you with your building requirements. Our goal here at BEDC is to lessen the load and assist with making your moving or expanding experience as pleasant as possible. We understand the levels of anxiety in growing your business, we are here to assist.

Bowie is small enough to nurture your business and large enough to accommodate your expansion needs. Let us assist you from the beginning with your search around Bowie, your privacy is always respected by our department.

The latest information on Demographic includes our Trade area and Retail Market.

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