Bolivar is a city in Hardeman County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 5,802. It is the county seat of Hardeman County. The town was named for South American revolutionary leader Simón Bolívar, but is pronounced to rhyme with the name Oliver. http://www. hardemancotn. org/bolivar. html Bolivar is served by William L. Whitehurst Field.