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Paving at Harpers Ferry Train Station

The Harpers Ferry Train Station parking lot will be closed for paving from 6 p.m. on Friday, 23 September until 5 a.m. on Monday, 26 September 2016.  All residents, visitors, and business owners are asked to please plan accordingly.

Water Commission Vacancy Announcement

The Corporation of Harpers Ferry is seeking a volunteer to serve on the Water Commission.  This is for an unexpired term that ends January 2018.  To read more about this vacancy announcement, click here.

Changes in how to pay water and sewer bills

Harpers Ferry Water Works customers have new payment procedures and options.  To learn more, click here.

Information on collection and remittance of Harpers Ferry municipal sales tax (beginning 1 July 2016)

The Corporation of Harpers Ferry applied for and won Home Rule in West Virginia in 2015.  As part of the application, Harpers Ferry indicated its desire to charge a 1% sales tax.  This request was approved by the Home Rule Board.  The effective date of the new local tax, on sales made and services rendered within the Corporation of Harpers Ferry, is 1 July 2016.  An informative document on collection and remittance of the municipal sales tax can be found here.


Potomac Street Project FAQ

Construction work on the Potomac Street Improvement Project is scheduled to begin in June 2016.  An FAQ ("frequently asked questions") document has been written to address the most common inquiries and concerns of residents and merchants.  Read the FAQ here.


List of businesses licensed in Harpers Ferry

The Corporation has released a list of operators and companies licensed to perform business in Harpers Ferry.  These businesses have volunteered to appear on this public list.  To review the list, click here.



Feedback? Questions? Contact Kevin Carden, Recorder and Webmaster, at kevin.carden@harpersferrywv.us.


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HARPERS FERRY

PO Box 217
Harpers Ferry WV 25425

Telephone: 304-535-2206

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1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

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