West Virginia



  • Memorial Tree Lighting: The Harpers Ferry Middle School Student Council will be holding its 13th Annual Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 6:00pm in the Middle School auditorium. Citizens are welcomed to sponsor a memory light for $1 donation. Names of loved ones will be read during the ceremony, which includes tributes by the HFMS band and chorus. All proceeds will benefit the HFMS Have a Heart Fund. Donations must be returned by Friday December 2, along with this form.

  • Town Hall Tree Lighting: ​​​​​​​​The Town of Bolivar will be holding their annual tree lighting ceremony prior to the Town Council meeting at 7:00pm on Tuesday December 6, 2016 in front of the Bolivar Community Center. 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.