Welcome to Morgantown! The City of Morgantown welcomes all people regardless of race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, ancestry, age, abilities, blindness, economic, family or veteran status, or life situation. We strive to be an inclusive community for our residents and visitors. We ask everyone to act with a helpful intent, to respond to each other with civility, and to treat our environment with respect.
Whether you’re in town for a conference at the Waterfront Place Hotel, attending a WVU Football or Basketball game, shopping or dining in our historic downtown, or exploring the great outdoors in one of our parks, Morgantown is a city that has something for everyone!
A favorite season for many, autumn brings crisp, sunny days and cool, foggy nights. West Virginia's native trees, such as the Red Maple, complete the seasonal atmosphere with their vibrant hues and changing leaves. Read on...
Adventure WV has begun operating an outdoor recreation rental service in a newly constructed facility at the Walnut Street Landing. The facility is open to the public and provides access to kayaks, paddleboards, PFDs, bicycles, helmets and more. Click here to read more.
Use Citizen Request Tracker to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. Visitors can also log in to check on the progress of existing requests. Read On...
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Morgantown is typical of small-town America in that its builders preferred traditional forms to high style. This gives High Street the eclectic charm characteristic of Main Street, U.S.A.
Morgantown, a city of distinction, offers “mountains of opportunity” for business development and expansion. This is one of the major growth areas in the state. Morgantown continues to grow and develop in many areas including housing, manufacturing, research, and commercial sectors. Morgantown shows continued population growth for the last 20 years, and is located in one of the fastest growing counties in the state.
The Morgantown City Council holds its regular meetings on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Council holds its Committee of the Whole meetings, or work sessions, on the last Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. No formal actions are taken at these meetings. Both meetings take place at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers located in the Morgantown Municipal Building at 389 Spruce Street.