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Bowling Green is a town in Caroline County, in the Richmond metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the English estate of Major Thomas Hoomes, settler

The latitude of Bowling Green is 38.049N. The longitude is -77.346W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 226 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 946.


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Median household income
Local
$32,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bowling Green demographic reports
Developed around a crossroads tavern

John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was killed near here by Union soldiers in 1865

Historic sites and museums: Old Mansion
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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12% of Bowling Green residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bowling Green ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bowling Green was $20,223, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Bowling Green residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bowling Green, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,079.


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Libraries in Bowling Green include Caroline Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bowling Green include Caroline Progress

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Caroline County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bowling Green political report.

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The average commute time for Bowling Green workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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