West Virginia



  • ​​Bolivar Election News: ​Canvassing for the Bolivar Town Election will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Bolivar Community Center. Certification for the Bolivar Town Election will be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Bolivar Community Center.

  • Music in the Park: The Town of Bolivar is happy to announce the beginning of a new season of Music in the Park! Our first event will be held on Friday, June 23, from 6:30pm-8:30pm in the Bolivar Community Park and will feature a returning favorite, Copycat. To download a flyer for the event, please click here.

  • New Exhibit: The Rivers Studio & Gallery would like to announce the opening of its newest exhibit: "Impermanence" by Joy Bridy. The Opening Reception will take place on Friday, June 30th from 6-8pm. The Studio is located at 1346 W Washington St.

  • Farmers Market: The Town of Bolivar is happy to announce the reopening of the Annual Farmer's Market at Bolivar Children's Park! The Market will be held every Tuesday, starting April 4, 2017, from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Parking is available at the Bolivar Community Center (60 Panama St) and the Municipal Parking lot off Taylor St. For more information, please contact Town Hall at 304-535-2476. To download a flyer for this event, 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.