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Location of Bolton, Mississippi
|• Total||1.52 sq mi (3.93 km2)|
|• Land||1.52 sq mi (3.93 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||220 ft (67 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||349.57/sq mi (134.95/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0667414|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||320||72.56%|
|Hispanic or Latino||3||0.68%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 441 people, 271 households, and 201 families residing in the town.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 567 people living in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 73.2% Black, 26.3% White and 0.4% from two or more races. 0.2% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Bolton is served by the Hinds County School District, and is zoned to Bolton/Edwards Elementary-Middle School and Raymond High School in Raymond.
Jackson/Hinds Library System operates the Annie Thompson Jeffers Library in Bolton.
- Bo Carter, early blues singer and guitarist
- Sam Chatmon, Delta blues guitarist
- Robert Crook, Mississippi politician and lawyer
- Deborah Butler Dixon, member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from 2012 to 2020
- Sasha Goodlett, professional basketball player
- Cleveland Green, former NFL player for the Miami Dolphins
- Alan Huffman, writer and journalist (Mississippi in Africa)
- Charley Patton, early blues musician
- Calvin Smith, Olympic gold and bronze medal winning athlete
- Lucille Spann, Chicago Blues singer
- Bennie Thompson, member of the United States House of Representatives
- Cap Tyson, Negro league baseball player
- Walter Vinson, jazz singer and guitarist
In Spanish: Bolton (Misisipi) para niños
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