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Welcome to Bolivar ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bolivar has a population of 4,936 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bolivar.
Bolivar is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bolivar lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bolivar had an population of 4,936 people. This is a decrease of 8.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.93% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bolivar had a population of 5,417 people (or 19.88% of the total population of Hardeman County). This makes Bolivar the county's most populous community.
The population of Bolivar represents 0.09% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,417 people, the population of Bolivar decreased 6.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,802 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bolivar.
Adding Bolivar 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 Bolivar 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 Bolivar 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 Bolivar on our Genealogy Page.
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, Pennsylvania, 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.
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. Our list includes 14 papers. 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 ...
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.
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This page was last modified: 19 Feb 2021