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Welcome to Bolivar ...

Bolivar is located in Westmoreland 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, Bolivar has a population of 436 people<3> (see below for details).

Bolivar is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 436 people. This is a decrease of 6.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bolivar had a population of 465 people. This makes Bolivar the county's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 465 people, the population of Bolivar decreased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 501 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bolivar ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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), Ohio, 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.

  • Johnstown [Cambria County]
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    • Johnstown [Cambria County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,195 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Indiana [Indiana County]
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    • Indiana [Indiana County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,167 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indiana<6>
  • Latrobe [Westmoreland County]
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    • Latrobe [Westmoreland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,830 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latrobe<6>
  • Westmont [Cambria County]
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    • Westmont [Cambria County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bolivar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blairsville [Indiana County]
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      • Blairsville [Indiana County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blairsville 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 Blairsville<6>
    • Derry [Westmoreland County]
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      • Derry [Westmoreland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derry 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 Derry<6>
    • Nanty Glo [Cambria County]
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      • Nanty Glo [Cambria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,472 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanty Glo<6>
    • Geistown [Cambria County]
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      • Geistown [Cambria County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Southmont [Cambria County]
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      • Southmont [Cambria County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,076 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Homer City [Indiana County]
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      • Homer City [Indiana County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Bolivar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer City<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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Westmoreland County

About Pennsylvania

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 Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Westmoreland, 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 obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 40.3931, Longitude: -79.1520       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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