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.


60 Panama StreetHarpers FerryWV 25425, United States             304-535-2476

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  • Building Commission Meeting: The Bolivar Building Commission will be meeting on Thursday, May 7th at 6:30pm in the Bolivar Community Center. For an agenda, click here.

  • Flip-Flop Kick Off Weekend: The Appalachian Trail Conservancy will be hosting a Flip-Flop Kick Off Weekend for hikers this May in Harpers Ferry. For more details, click here.

  • 2015 Bolivar Municipal Election: The 2015 Bolivar Municipal Election will be held at the Bolivar Community Center on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. For information about open positions or running for office, please click here.

  • ​​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.


  • Bolivar Newsletter: Due to the rising costs of producing and mailing the Town Newsletter, the Town of Bolivar will now be distributing the Newsletter in digital format only. To download the May 2014 Newsletter, click here.

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