Bolivar County, Mississippi
|Coordinates: 33°47′N 90°53′W / 33.79°N 90.88°W|
|Named for||Simón Bolívar|
|Seat||Rosedale and Cleveland|
|• Total||906 sq mi (2,350 km2)|
|• Land||877 sq mi (2,270 km2)|
|• Water||29 sq mi (80 km2) 3.2%%|
|• Density||39/sq mi (15/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Bolivar County is a county located on the western border of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 34,145 people lived there. Its county seats are Rosedale and Cleveland. The county was founded in 1836. It is named in honor of Simón Bolívar, early 19th-century leader of the liberation of many South American colonies from Spain.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
- ↑ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.