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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.
John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was killed near here by Union soldiers in 1865
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bowling Green demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Caroline County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 22427 ZIP code.
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.
18% of Bowling Green residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bowling Green, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,079.
Libraries in Bowling Green include Caroline Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bowling Green include Caroline Progress
Caroline County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bowling Green political report.
The average commute time for Bowling Green workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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