Location Profile

Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Point Pleasant, West Virginia
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare facility is located in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Well-known and recognized for its excellence in care, the facility offers some of the best health services in the area. Services include acute care, surgery, specialty care, as well as various forms of rehabilitation and therapy.

Community Overview

Point Pleasant is located where the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers meet. It's a historic city known for the Battle of Point Pleasant, as well as sightings of the Mothman, a famous West Virginia urban legend. The city's location is right near the Ohio state border, so the area features plenty of family-friendly attractions and activities. Point Pleasant is a fun and historic city for all ages. The city offers a variety of events each year, including their famous Mothman festival and history-based Battle Days. Tri-River Transportation is the public transportation service and offers bus routes to all of the major destinations in the area.

To learn more about the city, visit the official Point Pleasant website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Mason County Schools runs the public schools in the area. The district features 7 elementary schools and 3 high schools. A low student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1 offers an environment where students have individualized instruction so they can flourish. Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School and is ranked #9 in West Virginia by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools.  Another high school, Wahama High School, is also ranked among the top 60 high schools in the state. The district has a 92% graduation rate. No private schools are located within Point Pleasant, however, there is a private school within 10 miles of the city.

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Tri-River Transportation is the public transportation service and offers bus routes to all of the major destinations in the area.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

There are a variety of shopping options in Point Pleasant. Main Street is home to an assortment of local retailers of jewelry, furniture, gifts, and other merchandise. There are also brand-name stores like Family Dollar, Dollar General, Walmart, and Gordmans. Even more stores are located in nearby Gallipolis, Ohio, just 6 minutes away.  Grocery store options in the area include Piggly Wiggly and Aldi.

Point Pleasant features several interesting cultural attractions and sites. It's the home of the World's Only Mothman Museum featuring the mythological creature rumored to appear in the city. At the museum, you can see artwork of the Mothman, see props from the film Mothman Prophecies, and read accounts of people who reportedly saw the winged man. Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center is home to displays and demonstrations related to local history. Exhibits include a 2,400-gallon aquarium, a towboat simulator, and many artifacts. More history can be uncovered at the West Virginia State Farm Museum, which lets you see historical buildings like a doctor's office, a blacksmith shop, log cabins, and other sites. For art, you can visit the French Art Colony in nearby Gallipolis, Ohio, which offers art exhibitions and classes.

There's so much to do in the great outdoors of Point Pleasant.  Whether it's biking through the 5 miles of trails or strolling along the Point Pleasant Riverfront Park, the area is a wonderful place for outdoor recreation. The city's Krodel Park features a well-stocked fishing lake, kayak rentals, and a playground and a large splash pad with 19 play features.

West Virginia is slowly growing in diversity, and there are 2 Filipino restaurants located within an hour's drive. You'll find Barkadas in Charleston, West Virginia, and Philippines Best Food in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

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Crime Rate

Point Pleasant is extremely safe for families and features a crime rate that's 39% lower than the national average. Crime in the city has decreased by 16% and the city is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.

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