Main Street Ripley became a designated Main Street community in July of 1998. For more than 21 years, Main Street Ripley has served Ripley by supporting local businesses, encouraging entrepreneurship, stimulating local shopping,
providing educational opportunities in appropriate areas and providing great promotions all the while striving to maintain the historic integrity and character of our historic downtown area.

Main Street Ripley’s Mission: To cultivate and nurture the economic vitality and historical character of our Ripley business community
Main Street Ripley’s Vision: Historic Ripley, a vibrant community, where partnerships generate growth, community and economic vitality.

Under the WV Dept. of Commerce, Main Street Ripley works diligently along with Main Street WV .  This collaborative effort provides Main Street Ripley with technical support, needed assessments, trainings, and linkage to the nation-wide Main Street network.