Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future.....
Surrounded by historic landmarks, rolling hills, Tygart Lake and River. Grafton naturally blends a rich history with a prosperous new and exciting future.
"Birthplace of Mother's Day"
Offical Site of the City of Grafton
Chartered March 15, 1856 in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Grafton has the longest on-going Memorial Day Observance in the country. We have had a parade every year since 1867.
The City where Mother's Day began
The Grafton City Council and Appointed Staff
From left to right - City Judge Robert Gorey, Councilor Brenda Thompson, Councilor Jerry Isner, City Clerk/Finance Director Larry Richman, Mayor G. Thomas Bartlett III, City Manager Kevin Stead, Vice-Mayor Robert Klepfel, Councilor Peggy Knotts Barney and City Attorney Shawn Nines
Visit one of Grafton's Best Kept Secrets
of Grafton completed
a research project
on Highway Historical Markers located throughout
Taylor County - click on the image for his report
The Grafton City Pool is one of the first pools in West Virginia to be 100% compliant with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Safety Act
We take children's safety seriously!
The City of Grafton is pround to announce free Wifi in Historic Downtown Grafton
11 streets were paved during the 2013 Street Paving
Program totalling over $135,000.00
The City of Graton would like to congratulate the Friends of McKinney Field in the successful campaign to raise money to install turf on McKinney Field.
Alexandra Flohr of Grafton recently completed a research project on the history of Historic Main Street in Grafton (Honoring Our Heritage). Click on the link below to view her project.
User may be asked to open Microsoft Word to veiw the report.