WELCOME TO BOWIE, TEXAS!
Why choose Bowie, Texas? Because there is nothing more admirable than a spirit that wants to be here. That is what our community is based on – the strong, pioneering spirit. It began in the early 1880s and to this day continues to build on this rich history while holding tight to the smalltown feel.
Bowie is home to the World’s Largest Jim Bowie Knife – the official knife of the State of Texas – and the second-largest Second Monday Trade Days event in Texas. We are located just 60 miles northwest of the DFW. Always remember as is etched on the Bowie knife, “Attitude is everything when it comes to where you are, where you want to be, and how you are going to get there.”
Each year on the first Saturday in October, the community continues to pay tribute to the town’s history. Amon G. Carter and Mose Johnson were the entrepreneurs of peddling chicken and bread sandwiches to travelers stopped at the train depot. [Read More]