St. Clairsville

St. Clairsville

St. Clairsville is a city in and the county seat of Belmont County. The seat of justice of Belmont County was originally known as Newellstown, and nicknamed “Paradise on the Hill”. The Official Belmont County Seal, designed by county native Michael A. Massa, features 13 stars, denoting that the county was the 13th parcel to have originally been incorporated into what was the US Northwest Territory.

Fun Facts

John Ferren was a photographer for St. Clairsville and founder of Ferren Studios, the oldest business in town that is still operating.

Benjamin Lundy was an abolitionist who formed an anti-slavery organization called the Union Humane Society. He claimed to have traveled 5,000 miles on foot and 20,000 other ways distributing his publications.

Thomas Carr was the only man to be publicly hanged in the county. He was executed in 1870 for the murder of Luisa Fox. She was just 13 years old. He was hanged on the grounds of the old courthouse.

Fun Facts

Area
Total: 2.44 square miles (6.32 km2)
Land: 2.42 square miles (6.27 km2)
Water: 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2)
Elevation
1,273 ft. (388 m)
Population
5,184

Area Amenities

  • 46426 Crabapple Road
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950

    Challenge course/zip lines. Guided tours, all levels. Come play and test yourself. May-Oct.

  • 65020 Glencoe Rd
    Richland Twp.
    St Clairsville, OH 43950

    I-70 Exit 216, go south on Rt. 9 approx. 3 miles – make a left on County Rd. 5.  Go 3 more mile and barn is on the right side (down the hill) before Glencoe.

  • 130 West Main Street
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950

    The American Birding Association describes birding trails as driving routes linking birding locations.

  • 45425 National Road
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950

    The school is located five miles west of the Belmont County Courthouse in St. Clairsville on the north side of the National Road. Visitors traveling on I-70 would use Exit 213 and follow Rt.

  • National Rd Bikeway
    St Clairsville, OH 43950
    I-70 Exit 215 travel east on Rt. 40 to St.Clairsville. Turn left at 2nd light onto N. Marietta St. Turn right at stop sign onto Newell Ave. Turn left at stop sign onto N. Market St. Follow N.
  • 45425 National Road
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950

    Ohio University Eastern Campus historic sites include the covered bridge located to the east of the university and the Great Western School. Dysart Woods is also an OU property.

  • W. St. Clairsville at Ohio University Belmont Campus
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950
    Stands east of the Ohio University Eastern Campus, I-70 Exit 213, overlooking a pond. It was originally built in 1891 in Fairfield County.
  • 101 E. Main Street
    St Clairsville, OH 43950

    This 1880’s former Sheriff’s Residence is a museum to the county.

  • 51681 National Road East
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950

    Home to the area’s largest competitive handicap 5-person team bowling tournament with over $100,000 paid in prize money. Open bowling is always available. Open late every day!

  • 200 Walnut Ave
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950

    Playground, Baseball field, Basketball Court, Amphitheater, Swimming Pool, Shelters.

Lodging

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Dining, Shopping, Travel Professionals

  • 67800 Mall Ring Road
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950
    Visit Ohio Valley Mall’s specialty shops including: American Eagle Outfitters, Buckle, Victoria’s Secret, Starbucks Coffee Drive-Thru and Chipotle.