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…

  • Very nice web site with interesting information. Keep up your good work---and work together ! Thank you.
  • Despite the apathy my old hometown has for my works, I still am an admirer of it's charm and beauty. I like the site design here...all it's missing is a link to my works!  Yahoo's "Romantic Poet of the Internet".
  • I love to live in Morgantown. There's really no place like home like Morgantown.
  • I can understand why Morgantown was selected as number one city. Our children grew up in Morgantown. My son played baseball and basketball at Morgantown High. I worked for Equitable Life Ins on High st for 15 years until i transferred to MD. Some of the greatest people we have ever met live in Morgantown my wife and I will never forget the kindness and caring the people of Morgantown always had time to share. My son and friends always spent a lot of time on the river it sure is beautiful today. The city has come a long way. My daughter and granddaughter and grandson still live there, can't get them away. I want to say hello to the many people i still know and love. God Bless Morgantown a great place to live.
  • Morgantown was great. We`ll be back!
  • Great website and looking forward to visiting on our way from Pittsburgh to DC!