About Us

Established in 1815, but not incorporated until 1839. Named for two sisters, Sarah and Delilah Wells, owners of the land upon which the town is now located.

Population, 1,588; elevation, 649 feet; volunteer fire department; elections held every two years on the fourth Thursday in March; officials take office first Monday in April.

The city has a ferry boat that carries vehcles across the Ohio River between Sistersville and Fly, Ohio.