Bolivar County, Mississippi
|Bolivar County, Mississippi|
Grover Hotel in Downtown Cleveland Historic District.
Location within Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Simón Bolívar|
|Seat||Rosedale and Cleveland|
|• Total||906 sq mi (2,347 km2)|
|• Land||877 sq mi (2,271 km2)|
|• Water||29 sq mi (75 km2), 3.2%|
|• Density||39/sq mi (15/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
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.
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