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Monongalia County, West Virginia


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Page Contents for Morgantown, West Virginia

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The West Virginia state capital is Charleston.
The population of Morgantown is approximately 29660 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,422 (1990), 11701 (2010).
The amount of land area in Morgantown is 20.047 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.834 sq kilometers.
The distance from Morgantown to Washington DC is 173 miles.
The distance to the West Virginia state capital is 130 miles. (as the crow flies)
Morgantown is positioned 39.63 degrees north of the equator and 79.94 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Morgantown elevation is 960 feet above sea level.
Morgantown average annual rainfall is (precipitation) 40.6 inches per year
Morgantown average temperature is 52.5 degrees F.
The average low temperature is (January) 29.7 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (July) 73.1 degrees F.


next to the Monongahela River, just south of the Mason-Dixon line, about 77 miles from Pittsburgh, PA, 155 miles from Charleston, WV.
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seasonal. Here is a weather page for Morgantown.
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History & History Related Items

This page gives a short summary of the town of Morgantown, West Virginia.
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All about Morgantown

Virtual Morgantown

Municipal Skating Rink
Mississippi St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-292-6865

Core Arboretum
WVU Dept of Biology
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-293-5201

Comer Museum
P.O. Box 6070
325A Comer Building, WVU
Morgantown, WV 26506-6070
Phone: 304-293-4211
Fax: 304-293-6751
Exhibits, educational, cultural and community activities

Dent's Run Covered Bridge
US 19 South, turn right on Laurel Point/Sugar Grove Rd. and go .6 miles. Turn left at Kern's Farm and go .1 miles to the bridge. This is the only remaining covered bridge in Monongalia County. It was built in 1889.

The Old Stone House
313 Chestnut St.
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-296-7825
Listed with the National Register of Historic Places, this stone house was built in 1795.
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Morgantown City Government

Morgantown home page
Morgantown City Clerk
389 Spruce St
Morgantown, WV 26505-5527
Phone: 304-284-7439
Morgantown City Manager Phone: 304-284-7405
Email Morgantown at:

Morgantown has a city manger/city council form of government. The council has 7 members.

Morgantown Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
1009 University Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26505-5934
Phone: 304 292-3311
Fax: 304-296-6619

Morgantown Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
1009 University Ave.
Morgantown, WV 26505-5934
Phone: 304 292-3311
Fax: 304-296-6619

Morgantown Libraries

A library page for Morgantown

Morgantown Public Library
Grafton Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-291-0703

Morgantown Public Library
373 Spruce St.
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: 304-291-7425

Morgantown Schools

Education in Morgantown

West Virginia University
WVU Visitors Center
120 Communications Building, Patteson Dr.
PO Box 6690
Morgantown, WV 26506-6690
Phone: 304-293-3489
Events line 304-293-6692
Fax: 304-293-7417

Morgantown Board Of Education
13 S High St
Morgantown, WV 26505-7546
Phone: 304-291-9210

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