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The City of Richwood provides several services to residents of Richwood, Hinkle Mountain, Fenwick and Dane. Please click on the icon above to review the actual services provided.


The City of Richwood operates under the City Council/Mayoral form of government. Bob Henry Baber is the current Mayor.

Latest News

Denver donates heavy equipment to aid in Richwood’s flood rebuilding effort

A dump truck and a small skid steer loader donated by the City of Denver to the flood-battered Nicholas County town of Richwood completed the last leg of a 1,500-mile road trip on Monday, and soon will be put to use continuing clean-up and rebuilding work that remains to be

Preparing for Temporary Schools…

RICHWOOD — Land made available for public use by the owner of Richwood’s Watergate Inn, following talks with Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber, could help ensure that Richwood’s middle school students remain in town until a new school is built, rather than be relocated to a site outside the community.

Christmas Photos

Merry Christmas!  The City of Richwood and its employees want to extend their warmest and sincerest greetings to all residents of the city.  As a special treat, below you will find a link to the WVU Photo Corps’ Photo Galleries. This link will take you to a group of pictures