Point Pleasant, West Virginia

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Point Pleasant (foreground) at the confluence of the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers. Gallipolis, Ohio is in the background right.

Point Pleasant is a city located in West Virginia, United States.

Geography[change | change source]

The city is at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers.

History[change | change source]

Point Pleasant was the place in the Battle of Point Pleasant that took place in October 10, 1774.

In culture[change | change source]

The city became popular after Mothman (according to witnesses) appeared. This local legend turned into a book and 2002 movie.