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Rivesville, WV

  • 142 Main Street Rivesville, WV 26588

The population was 934 at the time of the 2010 census. A former coal town, Rivesville is located on the north-west bank of the Monongahela River and is said to be the home of the Rivesville River Monster. During the summer, families enjoy the PawPaw District Fair and Rivesville Riverfront Festival.

What’s there?

Assumption Records

Cafe Diem

Short Story Brewing

Street Food Kitchen

The History:

Rivesville was founded in 1837 and named after William Cabell Rives, a lawyer and diplomat.

The historic George Pickney Morgan House is located here. It was the home of George Pickney Morgan, who contributed much to Marion County as a farmer, inventor and many other roles. 

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

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