Bowens Mill, Georgia

Bowens Mill is an unincorporated community in Ben Hill County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.[1]


The community was named after R. V. Bowen, the proprietor of a local gristmill.[2] A post office called Bowens Mill was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1906.[3] A variant name was "Bowensville".[1]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bowens Mill
  2. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 23. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 April 2018.

Coordinates: 31°50′34″N 83°12′34″W / 31.84278°N 83.20944°W / 31.84278; -83.20944