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Welcome to Bolivar ...

The village of Bolivar is located in Tuscarawas County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Bolivar: BOLL-ah-ver<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Bolivar, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bolivar has a population of 970 people<4> (see below for details).

Bolivar is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Websites for Bolivar ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tuschamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Bolivar, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bolivar had an population of 970 people. This is a decrease of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bolivar had a population of 994 people. This makes Bolivar the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 994 people, the population of Bolivar increased 11.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 894 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bolivar ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Bolivar - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New York (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bolivar.

Communities near Bolivar ...

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

  • Canton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Massillon
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • New Philadelphia
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Philadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Philadelphia
    • New Philadelphia is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,418 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Philadelphia <6>
  • North Canton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Dover
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,693 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover <6>
  • Louisville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
    • Louisville is located in Stark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,378 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville <6>
  • Canal Fulton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canal Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canal Fulton
    • Canal Fulton is located in Stark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,399 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canal Fulton <6>
  • Uhrichsville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uhrichsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uhrichsville
    • Uhrichsville is located in Tuscarawas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uhrichsville <6>
  • Minerva
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minerva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minerva
    • Minerva is located in Stark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,619 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minerva <6>
  • Carrollton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,017 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton <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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bolivar, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bolivar.

Adding Bolivar to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bolivar in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bolivar was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bolivar on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bolivar.

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 Tuscarawas County: www.co.tuscarawas.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Tuscarawas, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Bolivar. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bolivar.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bolivar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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