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Welcome to Bolivar ...
The location of Bolivar has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Bolivar was established in 1825.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bolivar has a population of 1,026 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Bolivar is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Bolivar lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Bolivar: (304) & (681)<5>
Websites for Bolivar ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.jeffersoncounty.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 1,026 people. This is a decrease of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.82% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bolivar had a population of 1,045 people. This makes Bolivar the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Bolivar represents 0.06% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 105th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,045 people, the population of Bolivar has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,045 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), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.
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. 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.
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 document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Bolivar on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bolivar.
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 Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023