Bolivar County, Mississippi

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Bolivar County
Grover Hotel in Downtown Cleveland Historic District.
Grover Hotel in Downtown Cleveland Historic District.
Map of Mississippi highlighting Bolivar County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°47′N 90°53′W / 33.79°N 90.88°W / 33.79; -90.88
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1836
Named forSimón Bolívar
SeatRosedale and Cleveland
Largest cityCleveland
Area
 • Total906 sq mi (2,350 km2)
 • Land877 sq mi (2,270 km2)
 • Water29 sq mi (80 km2)  3.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total34,145
 • Density39/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.co.bolivar.ms.us

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.[1] Its county seats are Rosedale and Cleveland.[2] 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]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)