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…

  • Lived in Morgantown 28 years. Just reminiscing. Thanks!
  • This town is great.
  • Is it really true this was Don Knotts's hometown at one time? I also heard they named a street after him. I heard that today on the biography channel about him. I am interested because he is one of my all time favorite actors along with Andy. I loved them in the first series with Ron Howard when they acted together in the town of Mayberry and still watch the reruns and love Matlock with both actors. I heard this was the town but not sure. Thanks. I am also from Pennsylvania originally and I am planning a trip there next July and may come by your town because it looks like a great town to visit.
  • I grew up in Morgantown and I miss it sooooo much!! I visited not to long ago and I could not believe the changes (for the better). Left in 1980, but plan on moving back to open a business in 2-3 years. "Take me home country road". I LOVE YOU 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.
  • Nice, informative website. My daughter is moving to Morgantown to attend grad school. I look forward to visiting there soon.