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 spend a lot of time in Morgantown and love the town.
  • Very nice web site.
  • I am originally from India, I got my Ph.D from WVU. And Love this town and the people in this town. It is one of the best beautiful places I have seen.
  • 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".
  • We love living in Morgantown!
  • Just keeping up with the old hometown and finding out if all is well. I last visited 3 years ago when my oldest brother died and was still impressed with the people of Morgantown. They still are kind, gentle, and caring for each other and for outsiders too! Morgantown was in the 50's and each time we visit enjoyable! Thanks for the great memories.