Rivesville, West Virginia

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Monongahela at Rivesville, West Virginia

Rivesville, West Virginia (WV), a community in Marion County, was established in 1837, incorporated in 1875, and named in honor of William Cabell Rives, a U.S. Senator from West Virginia. The community is situated on the westward bank of the Monongahela River below the mouth of Pawpaw Creek and upstream of Pricketts Fort State Park. Highway US-19 follows the river through the town.

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Rivesville is located on highway US-19 approximately four miles north of Fairmont, West Virginia, five miles southeast of Grant Town, West Virginia, and 13 miles southwest of Westover, West Virginia.

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Regional Information

Rivesville is located in the Monongahela Valley Region in northern West Virginia.