West Virginia




  • Harpers Ferry Water Commission Meeting: The Harpers Ferry Water Commission will be hosting a meeting on October 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Harpers Ferry Town Hall. They will be discussing recent plans to improve the local water system. To view a flyer for this event, please click here.

  • Trick-or-Treat: Trick-or-Treat will take place in the Town of Bolivar on Monday, October 31, 2016 from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

  • Farmers Market: The Town of Bolivar would like to announce it's first annual Farmers Market! This weekly event will take place every Tuesday at 3:00pm-7:00pm in the Bolivar Children's Park. A variety of vendors will be represented. Parking will be available in the Bolivar Community Center parking lot located at 60 Panama Street and the Municipal Parking lot off Taylor Street. For a flyer, 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.

  • Sign up for Nixle Alerts: Jefferson County Homeland Security and Emergency Management now offers emergency alert notifications by text, email, Twitter, and Facebook through a product called Nixle. In order to sign up for these alerts go to http://local.nixle.com/register or text your zip code to 888777 and then text JCHSEM to the same number. There is no charge to sign up for Nixle services.



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.