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Overview

Introduction to St. Clairsville, Ohio

St. Clairsville, Ohio, in Belmont county, is 53 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city is located in the Wheeling metropolitan area.

St. Clairsville History

The community of St. Clairsville, which was established in 1801, was named in honor of the governor of the Northwest Territory, Arthur St. Clair. By 1840, the city had several newspapers, stores, and churches, but growth slowed during the 19th century. St. Clairsville is the seat of Belmont County, and is also the second largest community in the county. It is nicknamed "Paradise on the Hill."

St. Clairsville and Nearby Attractions

  • West Virginia Independence Hall
  • Old Economy Village
  • National Road Bikeway
  • National Aviary
  • Barkcamp State Park

Things To Do In St. Clairsville

The National Road Bikeway is a popular attraction in St. Clairsville. Stretching across more than 7 miles, this bike path features two nature trails and a gazebo, and also has a rail tunnel. West Virginia Independence Hall, J.E. Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum, West Virginia Penitentiary, Zoar Village, Pennsylvania Trolley Museum and Old Economy Village are some of the museums and historic sites near the city. Activities like camping, boating, swimming and hiking can be enjoyed at the Barkcamp State Park. St. Clairsville also offers easy access to the National Aviary which is home to over 600 endangered and exotic birds. The Ohio Valley Mall is a popular shopping center in the city. Jamboree in the Hills, one of the Mid-West's largest country music concerts, is hosted in Morristown, near St. Clairsville. The city also organizes the Belmont County Fair in September every year.

St. Clairsville Transportation

Air transportation is available from Pittsburgh International Airport.

St. Clairsville Higher Education

St. Clairsville is home to the Belmont Technical College, and Ohio University-Eastern Campus. Bethany College, West Virginia Northern Community College and West Liberty State College are close by.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St Clairsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 53 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Belmont
Metro Area Wheeling
Standard Zip Codes 43950
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.08
Longitude -80.9

St Clairsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHEELING
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.3 inches
Station CADIZ
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station STEUBENVILLE
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belmont 521 $50,000
Bridgeport 1,799 $37,813
Harrisville 261 $32,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

St Clairsville Public Libraries

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St. Clairsville Public Library
108 W. MAIN ST.
St Clairsville, Ohio
(740) 695-2062

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St Clairsville High Schools

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ST CLAIRSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
102 WOODROW AVE
740-695-1584
Serves 589 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

BELMONT CAREER CENTER
110 FOX SHANNON PL
740-695-9130
A Vocational School

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