Named after brothers John and Robert Follansbee, proprietors of a local steel mill, Follansbee, WV is a small industrial town in Brooke County. The city is the hometown of former NCAA and NFL coach Lou Holtz, concert pianist Anthony di Bonaventura, and Olympic hurdler and sprinter gold medalist Glenn Davis.
Manufacturing is still strong at Wheeling-Nippon Steel. Local attractions include Follansbee Park and the St. Francis Center. Main Street is home to many local restaurants and small shops, including scratch kitchen Three Bridges, and craft and gift store Moe’s on Main.
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