Bolivar, West Virginia

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Bolivar, WV (West Virginia), an incorporated community in Jefferson County, was named in honor of , a Venezuelan patriot known as the "Liberator of South America."  The town is encircled by the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. The Potomac River and Shenandoah River flank the town to the north and south, respectively.

Lodging near Bolivar, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation

In addition to the Harpers Ferry historical park, the following parks and public recreation facilities are located with 20 miles of the community.

Evitts Run Park (Charles Town, WV)
Rumsey Monument Park (Shepherdstown, WV)
Shannondale Wildlife Management Area


Bolivar, WV, is one mile west of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, on the US-340 expressway, six miles northwest of Charles Town, West Virginia, and 11 miles south of Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Map of Bolivar, West Virginia

Regional Information

Bolivar, WV, is located in the Eastern Panhandle Region of eastern West Virginia.