• Spring Clean Up Week: The Town of Bolivar is hosting a Spring Clean Up Week on May 23-30 from 8:00am-4:00pm for Bolivar residents only. The Bagster will be located in the parking lot of the Bolivar Community Center (located at 60 Panama St) and will be collecting household junk, construction materials, yard waste, sod, etc. Do NOT drop off hazardous materials! For a flyer with more details, please click here.

  • ​​Bolivar Elections: The 2017 Bolivar Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, June 6, from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Early voting will start on Wednesday, May 24 during regular business hours at the Bolivar Town Hall. Also early voting will be conducted on Saturday, May 27, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
    NOTE: The last day to register to vote in this election will be May 16, 2017. You may register at the Jefferson County Court House during regular business hours. 

  • 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.

  • Library Board: The Town of Bolivar will be accepting letters of interest for the position of a library board member for the Harpers Ferry-Bolivar Public Library. Letters of interest may be sent to the Town of Bolivar PO Box 37 Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 or emailed to bolivarth@frontiernet.net Attn: Laura Whittington. Questions may be directed to 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.

  • 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.


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