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Belmont County

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Belmont County

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Ohio - Belmont County -OH River jpg.jpg Belmont County is in Mid-Ohio. The county seat is St. Clairsville. It is located on the banks of the Ohio River, which is the state line separating Ohio and West Virginia.



Other destinations

  • Belmont Lake
  • Peidmont Lake


Local Colleges

  • Ohio University Eastern
  • Belmont Technical College


Get in

Bridges from West Virginia
  • I 70, runs E/W through the county. Route 7 goes N/S, along the Ohio River.
  • Ohio River.

Get around


Pike Island

Pike Island, two locks and a gated dam, one of the two major types of dams in service. Controls the water level in the navigation pool upriver of the dam. Machinery moves large chains which lift gates that are hinged into the body of the piers. The gates are raised or lowered to control the amount of water flowing under them. The upstream pool is maintained at a relatively constant level for an authorized depth of at least 9 feet throughout its length. The dam cannot be operated to control flood flows.



  • Jamboree in the Hills [[1]] is one of the largest country music concerts in the Mid-West. Jamboree in the Hills, located near St. Clairsville for 30 years, attracts country music fans from all over the United States and Canada. The Super Bowl of Country Music.
  • The National Road Bikeway, St. Clairsville, the only bike trail in Ohio passing through a rail tunnel.



Stay safe

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