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About Helvetia

Helvetia, West Virginia, a small village settled in 1869 by Swiss and German immigrants, is located in Randolph County. Its secluded location led to the preservation of traditional dance, music, food, and holidays. It is these traditions that make Helvetia both a great community and destination.

 

Some of the most anticipated events celebrated are Fasnacht, the Helvetia Ramp Supper, Follow Your Bliss Music Festival, Swiss National Holiday, the Helvetia Community Fair, and monthly square dances.

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Tours of Helvetia

  • A tour of the village, customized to fit interest and ability.

    30 US dollars
  • Self-led 2.5 mile hike on Historic Trail. Intermediate level.

  • Self-led .5 mile walk to the cemetery. Beginner level.

"In the mountains of central West Virginia, there’s a little isolated community of just 59 people where historic traditions are kept alive. The town loves to celebrate and share their heritage with guests."  —onlyinyourstate.com 

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