Rowena is an unincorporated community in southwestern Runnels County, Texas, United States. According to the US Census, the population was estimated at 483 in 2000, an increase of 3% from the 1990 census (466 Rowenans). The United States Postal Service now[when?] estimates the population at 714. The elevation is 1,628 feet above sea level.
Paul J. Baron designed the town in 1898.
- Bonnie Parker, born in Rowena, was an outlaw who traveled the Central United States during the Great Depression in the early 1930s.