Bowesmont, North Dakota

Bowesmont is a ghost town in Pembina County, North Dakota, United States. Bowesmont is located along a BNSF Railroad line near Interstate 29, 8.2 miles north of Drayton. The community was initially named Alma for Alma, Ontario in 1878; the name was changed to Bowesmont, for William Bowes, the town's first shopkeeper, six months later. Accordi…
Bowesmont is a ghost town in Pembina County, North Dakota, United States. Bowesmont is located along a BNSF Railroad line near Interstate 29, 8.2 miles north of Drayton. The community was initially named Alma for Alma, Ontario in 1878; the name was changed to Bowesmont, for William Bowes, the town's first shopkeeper, six months later. According to legend, Bowes won the right to name the town in a card game.
  • Elevation: 794 ft (242 m)
  • Country: United States
  • State: North Dakota
  • County: Pembina
  • Area code: 701
  • GNIS feature ID: 1028097
  • Time zone: UTC-6 (Central (CST))
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