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Incorporated in 1958, the Town of Bow Mar is a Colorado statutory town.  Located 12 miles southwest of downtown Denver, the Town of Bow Mar occupies an area of 520 acres including 96 acres of water in both Arapahoe and Jefferson counties.  Bow Mar is comprised of approximately 300 single-family homes on one acre lots with a population of just under 900 people and is bordered by the cities of Littleton and Denver.

The name Bow Mar is derived from combining the names of two nearby lakes, Bowles Lake and Marston Reservoir.  Lloyd King, the original developer of Bow Mar. Many of the original one story homes in Bow Mar were designed along the lines of Frank Lloyd Wright's prairie-style architecture. Bow Mar is a friendly, and family-oriented community in a quiet, country setting with open space, expansive views, and a private lake.  The community offers year-round recreational opportunities, social activities and clubs.

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