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 was born in Morgantown, and my Dad was a WVU professor for over 30 years. This site is great; it's so much fun to look at the photos and see what's going on in Motown. Keep up the great work!
  • 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.
  • I recently moved from Morgantown all the way to Kalgoorlie, WA Australia and I miss Morgantown so much. I am visiting in December and someone had asked me for a story in the paper.
  • Congratulations for being selected #1 "Dreamtown" in the Country. I was born in Morgantown and I am a graduate of WVU. I love and miss my home very much and hope to be back some day. I am glad to see you are doing so much to improve an already great city. Keep up the great work. You are always in my heart and prayers.
  • Glad to see this fine Web Site. Great Job ! I was born in Morgantown in 1938. My Aunts & Uncle went to school with Don Knotts & the Knott's home was just a few blocks from my Grandmother's house at 217 Green Street. My Dad graduated from WVU in 1938 & he & I visited some of the University Staff a few years ago. He lives in Greensboro,NC & must be one of the oldest living Alumni (Class of 1938).
  • Have lived here for 26 years and could never imagine leaving!!