Follansbee, West Virginia

Main Street, Follansbee, West Virginia, Brooke County, Northern Panhandle Region
Main Street in Follansbee,WV

Follansbee, West Virginia (WV), a community on the Ohio River in northern Brooke County, was incorporated in 1905 and named for the Follansbee Steel Corporation, which operated a steel mill in the town. Brothers John and Robert Follansbee opened the plant in 1902. Wheeling-Nisshin Steel purchased the Follansbee plant in 2012.

Lodging near Follansbee, West Virginia

Follansbee (WV) Lodging

Parks & Public Recreation

The following parks and public recreation areas are located within a drive of approximately 20 miles of the community.

Castleman Run Wildlife Management Area
Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge
Wellsburg Memorial Park (Wellsburg, WV)

Photos of Follansbee & Vicinity


The community is located on highway WV-2 approximately four miles south of the US-22 expessway at Weirton, West Virginia, and four miles north of Wellsburg, West Virginia.

Map of Follansbee, West Virginia

Regional Information

The community is located in the Northern Panhandle Region in northern West Virginia.