West Virginia



  • Road Delays in Charles Town: The WVDOH will be repaving South George St, from the intersection with 340/9 up to the intersection with Washington St. Work will begin on Tuesday, March 20 and should last about 2 weeks. Expect delays; use an alternate route if possible. For more details, please click here to read the press release.

  • Hazard Mitigation Plan: Jefferson County is in the process of updating the Hazard Mitigation Plan for 2018. Jefferson County Homeland Security and Emergency Management is requesting your input for the plan. The information you provide will help inform the committee members about your concerns regarding hazards you have experienced in the past few years. Please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JC-HMP-Public1

  • Farmers Market: The Town of Bolivar would like to announce the start of the 3rd Annual Farmers Market! The Market will open on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 3:00pm-7:00pm and will run through the Summer months. To download a flyer for the Market, please click here. For questions, 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.

  • 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.