Coordinates : 53°54′47″N 2°29′24″W / 53.913°N 2.490°W / 53.913; -2.490 BOWLAND was a rural district in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974. It was named after the Forest of Bowland , which it included.
It was formed under the
Local Government Act 1894
The district was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act
1972 . It was united with the