Moving Here

Housing to fit every family’s need is available in the Belpre area. You will find exciting old historic homes, modern new homes and low-rent housing. There are beautiful homes lining quiet streets within the city limits. If you prefer riverfront homes, there are homes along the Ohio River and condominiums, subdivisions and apartment complexes. If you prefer the country and quiet rural atmosphere, you will find many selections. Looking for land to build your own home, or have one of our contractors build it for you? There is much land available.

Housing prices in the Belpre area are by far some of the most affordable in the nation. Real Estate taxes, utilities, transportation, services, and professional fees are all lower than the national average.

Parents, teachers, and leaders in the community have placed a high priority on education for its young people. The first woman teacher hired by the community was Bathsheba Rouse in 1789. From kindergarten through grade twelve, the Belpre City Schools and local schools in surrounding areas provide a curriculum which is very solid in education and up-to-date teaching and learning methods.

Outstanding accomplishments have been achieved by students for years as evidenced by results on the annual Achievement Tests and Scholastic Aptitude Testing. Local higher learning facilities and colleges are situated nearby, where our young people can get a strong education to prepare them for a lifetime of learning and achievements.

Healthcare is one of the most important concerns of the lives of people today and the Belpre area can offer excellent services from the area’s local hospitals. These include Camden-Clark, St. Joseph’s, located in Parkersburg, West Virginia (1 mile from Belpre) and Marietta Memorial and Selby General, located in Marietta, Ohio (11 miles from Belpre). There are also many new medical facilities, nursing homes, home health services, eye care, dentists, family doctors, rehab centers, dialysis, diagnostic centers and Strecker Cancer Center, all located right in Belpre or within the immediate area.

With the many advancements in medical treatment, you will find an area that is most concerned with having the best, up-to-date equipment and medical personnel anywhere. People living in the Belpre area are realizing more each day how important it is to have the doctors and health agencies that make up our medical field, and they feel secure that medical care is as close as their hometown.

If you are looking for a place to live, we are sure you will find a “home” in the Belpre area. We invite you to call the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce and we will put you in touch with some of our realtors. They will give you complete personal attention and help you find just the home you are looking for.