There’s Nowhere Else On Earth With A Downtown Quite Like St. Marys, West Virginia

West Virginia is a unique state, full of unique towns populated with unique people…just the way we like it. And one of these unique towns, with a downtown feature that you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else in the nation, is the community of St. Marys, West Virginia.

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Of course, St. Marys is unique in other ways, as well, including its name. The story goes that the town founder Alexander Creel had a vision of Mary while traveling past the townsite by boat in the Ohio River in 1849. St. Marys also offers an access point to Middle Island, one of the islands dotting the Ohio River that make up the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

Have you ever shared the street with the train in St. Marys, West Virginia? Tell us about your experience!

Address: St Marys, WV 26170, USA