Bowman County is named for Edward M Bowman, member of the House of Representatives from the southern half of the territory.
Created: March 8, 1883
Bowman 1907 – present
County Courthouse – Bowman
Location: 104 1st Street Northwest / 1st Avenue Northwest
Built: 1973 – 1974
Architect: Blake, Zieske and Associates
Contractor: Johnson & Undum, Inc.
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red and buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The first story is buff colored brick and the second story and west wing are red colored brick. The dark glass entrance is along the center of the south side. The roof line is flat.
Note: The previous courthouse was built in 1908.
N – Slope County
E – Adams County
S – Harding County, South Dakota
W – Fallon County, Montana
Photos taken 2007 and 2015