Morgantown, WV ranks as one of the best small cities in the country.

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Greetings, Morgantonian! If you’re new to the city, just moving in and getting settled, welcome. If you’ve lived here a while and are looking for information on residential services and municipal engagement, you’re in the right place.

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Whether you’re in town for a conference at the Waterfront Place Hotel, attending a WVU Football or Basketball game, or exploring the great outdoors, Morgantown is a city that has something for everyone.

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Within a 500-mile radius of Morgantown is one-half of the population of the United States and one-third of the population of Canada. Morgantown is one day’s drive from 6 of the 8 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, 20 metro areas with populations of 1 million or more, and 22 of the nation’s top 35 industrial markets.

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Morgantown shares its news in a semi-weekly newsletter, and neighborhood news monthly!  With City Council news and upcoming agendas, Neighborhood announcements, big events, schedules, calendars, and news from our website, the City is becoming mobile-first for those looking to be in-the-know about municipal news.

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What people are saying about Morgantown…

  • I grew up over there in Suncrest and spent many days building treehouses down in the ditches and ravines and now I write books and stories about the times I spent there in Morgantown, it was like no where else I have ever been. I spend my time up on Bell Mountain with my buddy Mark these days having some of that Cheat Wine when I am in town.
  • How wonderful to read the comments made about our beautiful little city in the mountains! I am so proud to be a part of this community.
  • Morgantown is a great town. I spent 7 years in Mo'town as a student at WVU. I loved being there and did not want to live. My wife and I are both considering returning to WVU; she for a Master's degree and me for a PhD. I look forward to returning to Morgantown on occasion and I really look forward to returning as a student...Let's Goooooooooooooo Mountaineers!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Morgantown is a beautiful town. I hope to live in Morgantown someday so I can be close to my brother and his wife. I want to at least retire here, but hopefully I can move before then.
  • WVU and Morgantown are the reasons I fell in love with small-town America and small-town newspapers. Thanks for the memories.
  • I moved from Morgantown the last time in 77, I am really glad to see the web page set up for Morgantown.  I've been wanting to get home for a few day's for a while and time just won't allow it. I enjoyed getting to see some of my hometown sights. and only wish I could once again be able to call Morgantown Home..Maybe someday ?