Resident Information

Welcome to the historic Town of Bowers.

Our Town:

We are located in Kent County with a year round population of approximately 300+.  The Town of Bowers has a Charter, with codes and ordinances to be followed. The Town hall is located at 3308 Main Street, Frederica, DE 19946 – across from the Bowers Fire Department and is handicapped accessible.   The town phone number is (302) 572-9000 (please leave a message) and the email address is  The Town hall is not usually staffed but please call and someone from the council will get back to you if you have any questions.
The Town Council meets monthly at 7:00pm on the second Thursday of every month at the Bowers Town Hall.  All residents/guests are welcome.

The Town of Bowers is a Crime Watch community.   Please get involved.  It’s up to all of us to watch out for each other and our community.

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Town Services:


The Town is on a fiscal year which begins July 1 and runs through June 30.  The property tax rate is $.60 per $100 of assessed value and an additional flat $100/property.  Taxes are paid yearly.  There is a 1.5% Transfer Fee on all properties sold within Town limits.