West Virginia



  • Road Closure: Old Furnace Rd will be closed beginning at 6:00 pm on February 5th for an indefinite amount of time while the Harpers Ferry-Bolivar PSD and other contractors conduct work on the pump station. Thank you for your patience during this time.

  • Notice to Residents: Snow needs to be removed from your sidewalk within 24 hours of snowfall.

  • Police Department Change: 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.

  • Potential Levy Rates: Please click here for important information about the potential levy rates to fund the Police Department for Bolivar. If you have any questions about this information, please contact Town Hall at 304-535-2476.

  • 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.