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 on DesMoines Ave. in Woodburn. I went to Woodburn Elem., Morgantown Jr High(down town), and I graduated from MHS in 1955. My father worked for Mon Power for 31 years. He installed the first lights at Pony Lewis Field, and maintained them until his death in 1955. I spent 1955-57 in the army, and left WV in 1959. I try to come back as often as I can. You can take the boy out of the hills, But you cannot take the hills out of the man. Morgantown was a great place to grow up, and the 40's and 50's was a great time to live in Morgantown. I can't emagine anyone having a better childhood than I and my friends and classmates had growing up in Morgantown. I will always be a Mountaineer, and especially a Woodburn boy from Morgantown. This is a great web site, congratulations.
  • I have been here for like ummmm.... 15 years now, and I am pretty happy with everyhing. I would have to be cuz I moved here from Arizona, I mosetly like the place because it is nice and cool here. I am still deciding if I will live here when I have a family. there is a lot of reasons I would stay here though.
  • Morgantown is the best place I have ever been. I will always come back for visits.
  • I grew up in Westover and graduated from WVU in 1951. I visit Morgantown regularly.
  • OK, I was ecstatic to see a Morgantown website. Back in August of 2000, my family was driving along the highway outside of your city when our transmission went out in our van, after being nearly hit by an on-coming semi-truck, we were towed back to your town and we ended up staying in your Holiday Inn. It was very nice. We still joke about our improptu vacation in Morgantown West Virginia. It's a memory I'm not soon to forget.