Belmont, West Virginia

Site of Willow Island Disaster, Willow Island, WV, Pleasants County, Mid-Ohio Valley Region
Near Belmont, WV, Willow Island

Belmont, WV (West Virginia), a community on the Ohio River in Pleasants County, was established at the mouth of French Creek. Its name means "beautiful mountain" in the Frankish tongue.

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Parks & Public Recreation

Broadback Island, part of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge, is located one mile west of the community.


The community is on highway WV-2  three miles west of Saint Marys, West Virginia, and 20 miles east of Williamstown, West Virginia.

Map of Belmont, West Virginia

Regional Information

The community is located in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region in northwestern West Virginia. Further information may also be found through the Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce.