Community Identity

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Community identity means different things to different groups of people. In Bolivar this identity is a collective of characteristics and unique values and experiences shared by the community. A strong, distinctive sense of community identity creates a resilient culture. How would you describe your city to a stranger unfamiliar with Bolivar? The answer to this question often leans to the identity of the city. Some communities may not have a strong sense of community. It is possible for this to change over time depending on the inflow and outflow of people, businesses, culture, and community priorities. Thoughtful, long-term planning can ensure a community’s identity and traditions coincide and thrive with future initiatives.

Preserving and enhancing community values, cultural traditions, and physical assets provide exceptional opportunities to advance Bolivar’s identity. In addition to preservation, other elements such as community design will be explored to cultivate Bolivar as a unique and distinctive community for future generations.


Community identity means different things to different groups of people. In Bolivar this identity is a collective of characteristics and unique values and experiences shared by the community. A strong, distinctive sense of community identity creates a resilient culture. How would you describe your city to a stranger unfamiliar with Bolivar? The answer to this question often leans to the identity of the city. Some communities may not have a strong sense of community. It is possible for this to change over time depending on the inflow and outflow of people, businesses, culture, and community priorities. Thoughtful, long-term planning can ensure a community’s identity and traditions coincide and thrive with future initiatives.

Preserving and enhancing community values, cultural traditions, and physical assets provide exceptional opportunities to advance Bolivar’s identity. In addition to preservation, other elements such as community design will be explored to cultivate Bolivar as a unique and distinctive community for future generations.