Rowena, Texas

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Location of Rowena, Texas

Rowena is an unincorporated community in southwestern Runnels County, Texas, United States.[1] 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.[2]

Notable person[edit]

  • Bonnie Parker, born in Rowena, was an outlaw who traveled the Central United States during the Great Depression in the early 1930s.


  1. ^ "Rowena, Texas". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  2. ^ Rowena, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online

Coordinates: 31°38′50″N 100°02′46″W / 31.64722°N 100.04611°W / 31.64722; -100.04611