Recent News


City Commission Meeting 5:00 p.m.
The Gallipolis City Commission Special Meeting will be at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at the Gallipolis Municipal Building, 333 Third Avenue, Gallipolis, Ohio.


Road Closure
Portsmouth Rd (State Rte 141) has been reopened. readmore


Leaf Schedule
Monday: All Cross Streets and Fifth Ave

Tuesday: First Ave and Second Ave

Wednesday:Garfield Ave, S R 141 and S R 588

Thursday:Third Ave and Fourth Ave

Friday:Eastern Ave and Maple Shade Area


Welcome to the City of Gallipolis, Ohio, Web Site

Gallipolis (pronounced Gal ′ – a – po – lees ′ ) is a beautiful, small city located on the Ohio River in southeastern Ohio.  The name derives from the Latin – “Galli” for Gaul or France and the Greek “polis” for city. It is familiarly known as “The City of the Gauls” and The Old French Settlement.” Settled in 1790 by men and women from France – the group popularly known as the French 500 – it has a rich historical background, much of which has been preserved in the Our House Museum. — Gallia County Historical Society


The City of Gallipolis is located on the Ohio River in Gallia County. Gallipolis lies 40 miles up river from Huntington, West Virginia, 58 miles northwest of Charleston, West Virginia, 50 miles west of Marietta, 109 miles southeast of Columbus, and 156 miles east of Cincinnati.
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