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Welcome to Bolton ...

The town of Bolton is located in Hinds County<1>.

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.

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
  • Ridgeland [Madison County]
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    • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<7>
  • Byram [Hinds County]
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    • Byram [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Bolton
    • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<7>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
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      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<7>
    • Flora [Madison County]
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      • Flora [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<7>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<7>
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
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      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<7>
    • Utica [Hinds County]
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      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Bolton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<7>

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.

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About Hinds County

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Hinds, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bolton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bolton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bolton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bolton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bolton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bolton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3547, Longitude: -90.4586       In this case, the coordinates for Bolton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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