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Welcome to Bolivar ...

The Town of Bolivar is located in Allegany County<1>.

The location of Bolivar has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Bolivar has a population of 2,042 people<3> (see below for details).

Bolivar is 2,200 feet [671 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Bolivar is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Bolivar lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bolivar had an population of 2,042 people. This is a decrease of 6.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Bolivar had a population of 2,189 people. This makes Bolivar the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Bolivar represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 865th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,189 people, the population of Bolivar decreased 1.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,223 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bolivar.

Communities near Bolivar ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bolivar.

  • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,437 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olean<6>
  • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
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    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
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    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,375 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville 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 Wellsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cuba [Allegany County]
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      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,076 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coudersport [Potter County]
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      • Coudersport [Potter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,404 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coudersport<6>
    • Amity [Allegany County]
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      • Amity [Allegany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Port Allegany [McKean County]
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      • Port Allegany [McKean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allegany<6>

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 Bolivar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bolivar.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bolivar. 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 Bolivar.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bolivar. See our Newspapers Page for Bolivar.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bolivar ...

Looking for more information about Bolivar? 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 Bolivar, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bolivar.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bolivar. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, 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 Bolivar.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bolivar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bolivar) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bolivar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0473, Longitude: -78.1317       In this case, the coordinates for Bolivar have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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