Welcome from Mayor
Virginia, home of the largest small town Independence Day
Celebration, celebrates the love of country and family
throughout the entire year. Ripley has the classic small
town charm which invites you to our City, located in the
beautiful Appalachian foothills of the Ohio River. We are
located at the junction of two major transportation systems,
Interstate 77 N/S and US Route 33 E/W. Ripley is the county
seat of Jackson County.
located between the two large cities of Charleston and
Parkersburg, we have the opportunity to enjoy the regional
activity as well as maintain the charm of "small town"
culture. We truly want you to visit our City so that
we can share our excitement of past, present, and future.
schools are striving to maintain academic excellence, providing
quality instruction to ensure that all students will master the
essential curriculum. We provide a safe and orderly environment
which fosters respect, trust, honesty, and responsibility. We are
the home of the Ripley Vikings. Our high school's enrollment is
approximately 1000 students, grades 9-12. Ripley Middle School and
Ripley Elementary each enroll 800 students. The professional and
service personnel are dedicated to the academic excellence of our
Jackson General Hospital is committed to being a customer-focused
organization, whose work environment is characterized by quality,
integrity, ethics, and respect. We provide excellent health care,
emergency facilities, and a highly trained staff of qualified
doctors, nurses, specialists, and technicians to ensure outstanding
medical care. Recently, Jackson General Hospital was voted "Best in
the Valley" for health care.
Ripley provides a diversified social, business, and economic
atmosphere. There is a mixture of activities, businesses, and
friendly people; you will always find something to enjoy in our
City. This site is a great place to begin to enjoy Ripley's history,
setting, culture, and opportunities - whether you have lived here
for generations, or are just passing through.
are always welcome in our wonderful City - Ripley, West Virginia.