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.

St Clairsville Almanac

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St Clairsville Climate

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

Distance9.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip40.7 inches
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Mount Pleasant483$45,179
New Athens350$60,227
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