To Bowdle

Bowdle's Claim to Fame
Bowdle has the tallest municipal water tower in the entire state of South Dakota! The tower was accidentally delivered by train to Bowdle instead of Timber Lake.  Today our water tower is part of South Dakota trivia and the namesake for our annual Tower Day celebration held during the last weekend in June.

The community WEB site is now being constructed and maintained by the City Finance Officer. The address is


Community Club Towers Days 2015

Quasi - 2011

Bowdle Tornado 2010 Bowdle School
Bowdle Healthcare Center  City Government South Dakota


Bowdle is located on Highway 12 ( between Aberdeen & Mobridge, SD - 55 miles west of Aberdeen or 40 miles east of Mobridge)
Bowdle was founded in 1886. Bowdle's 75th Jubilee was held in 1961, the Centennial in 1986, and the Quasquicentennial in 2011.