A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Bolton ...
The location of Bolton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bolton has a population of 531 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bolton.
Bolton is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bolton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Bolton: (601) & (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bolton had an population of 531 people. This is a decrease of 6.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bolton had a population of 567 people. This makes Bolton the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Bolton represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 198th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 567 people, the population of Bolton decreased 9.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 629 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bolton.
Adding Bolton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Bolton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Bolton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bolton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Bolton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Bolton - they are located in Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bolton.
Communities near Bolton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bolton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bolton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bolton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bolton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bolton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bolton. See our Newspapers Page for Bolton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bolton ...
Looking for more information about Bolton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bolton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bolton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bolton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021