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…

  • My family and I will be moving to Morgantown around the first of August 2002. I will be there as the new Air Force Reserve Recruiter for your area. We are looking forward to meeting many new and wonderful people. We have heard nothing but good things about your town and are very excited about the move.
  • I am going to be re-locating to Morgantown soon, sometime next fall...and I cant wait.
  • Born & raised in Morgantown. When I think of home I think of the late 1940's ,the 1950's & the 1960's. These were my childhood years, greatest years of my life. I still can fill the atmosphere & excitement of going to town on Saturday ,the friends gather @ Murrphy's 5 & dime store on High St. to talk & catch up on all the famly news. If it was miners payday I got to go to the Morgan theater to see a show. For just a Quater You got into the movies, a box of popcorn & coke. The May 30th boat races on the Mon. Then there was the Grandville Carnival week, Can't forget the Laborday Parade just before going back to school in the fall. Now it's Thanksgiving, the Christmas parade. This was the time of the year that Morgantown really came to life. There was the shopping in the snow, The Salvation Army ringing the bells, you knew it was Christmas again. The WVU football & basketball Sam Huff & Jerry "Cabincreek" West I like to refer to my memories of Morgantown as a! Norman Rockwell painting of my mine. I love the pride of "My Home, My People, My Heritage, Beautiful Morgantown" I'am homesick, I'am coming home
  • 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.
  • I was born in Morgantown,in 1936,In Seneca.Best small town in the U.S.to grow up in.Still have many friends there.Best friend is MIKE E. Hi MIKE......
  • I graduated from MHS and WVU and live and work in Chicago with my husband Brian. Chicago is a great city to live in, but boy do we miss Morgatown. We get so excited when the WVU games are on TV, or we here something about Don Knotts. I really miss how quiet it is in the summer time, looking at the stars and climbing the hills. Illinois is too flat for me, I need hills! We'll come back again, hopefully sooner then later. The website is great, keep adding new pics and info. I look at the Dominion Post online every week.