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

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Residents

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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Visitors

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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Location

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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Newsletters

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…

  • There is no place like West Virginia!
  • I was born in Morgantown in 1943. I have two sisters and one brother in Morgantown.I try to visit at least once per year.
  • This town needs better parking for WVU students, but overall the city has alot to offer.
  • I have lived in Morgantown since I was a baby, and I am now a student at WVU. There is a good reason why Morgantown was named the best small town in the US and anyone can see why by simply taking a walk down High Street. I am very proud of Morgantown and the lovely people who live here.
  • We are native Morgantowners now living in California. This is our first visit to this site. Looks like there have benn a lot of changes in the old town. L. MHS '61. F. St Francis '54.Great Site. Hello to our hometown. Look forward to visiting and seeing all the changes.
  • I was born in Morgantown. I wasn`t raised there but have very fond memories of visiting my grandparents in BrookHaven. I still have some distant relatives there in Westover and Morgantown. I think of them often. What a beautiful place. My grandfather used to call it Gods Country. He was right