West Virginia



  • Bolivar Tree Lighting: The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place December 1st at 6:45pm at the Bolivar Town Hall (60 Panama St). This year we will welcome members of the Harpers Ferry Middle School Chorus to sing a few carols under the direction of their leader, Ms. Robeson. To view a flyer for this event, please click here.


  • IMPORTANT NOTICE - Police: Effective Sept 1st, 2015, there will be a change to police services in the Town of Bolivar. The Sheriff of Jefferson County will now be responding to calls as of the above date and you are reminded to call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency. For a copy of this notice, please click here.

  • Special Council Meeting: A Special Council Meeting took place on Thursday, October 15th at 7:00pm in the Bolivar Community Center. Items discussed included the Police Contract, Trick or Treat, and the Building Commission. For a full agenda, please click here.

  • Monthly Meetings: Town Council meetings are the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 PM. 
    Planning Commission meetings are the fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 PM. Both meetings take place in the Bolivar Community Center located at 60 Panama Street. Agendas for these meetings can be found on our Government Page.

  • Community Center: If you would like to rent the Community Center for an event, please contact Laura Whittington at (304) 535-2476 or bolivarth@frontiernet.net. The Bolivar Community Park is free to use and does not require reservations.

  • ​​Facebook: The Town of Bolivar is now on Facebook! You will now be able to get news, alerts, and event information on your Facebook News Feed by joining our new 'Town of Bolivar WV' page. To visit the page, click here.



Welcome to Bolivar, where history, community, and natural beauty combine. Bolivar is a town of 1,100 located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, adjacent to the town of Harpers Ferry, and surrounded by the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. The town of Bolivar is just one mile from the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, off U.S. Route 340, an hour from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.