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 love to live in Morgantown. There's really no place like home like Morgantown.
  • Graftonroader Baby they Through The Best Parties Ever An Always Will
  • I grew up in Westover. Move to Beckley after graduation from WVU. I plan to move back to Morgantown once I retire in a few years, Can't wait.
  • It's a nice village !
  • In 1977, I made a trip to Washington, D.C., and remember going thru Morgantown and absolutely falling in love with it. So picturesque, and friendly. It has grown over the years, I'm sure, but am thinking of making a move in the near future, and Morgantown is certainly still on my list of favorite places.
  • I just watched a Bio about Don Knotts and found your site on the program.Of course I'm a big fan of Don Knotts and I did'nt know that he was from Morgantown.You should have his picture and name on your front page site.He is to me just as big as Elvis, I guess because he made me and many familys laugh more.You should be proud of Don.Is his mother buried in Morgantown? I would like to know and maybe visit Morgantown soon.