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Morgantown, Mississippi
(Adams County)

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Welcome to Morgantown ...

Morgantown is located in Adams County<1>.

The location of Morgantown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Morgantown is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Morgantown lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Morgantown: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Morgantown ...

While we believe that this Morgantown is located in Adams County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Morgantown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Marion and Oktibbeha County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 19 communities that are also named Morgantown - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Morgantown.

Communities near Morgantown ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Morgantown.

  • Vidalia [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
    • Vidalia [Concordia Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<6>
  • Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferriday
    • Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferriday
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferriday<6>
  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgecrest
      • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgecrest
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<6>
    • Roxie [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
      • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<6>
    • Carthage [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
      • Carthage [Adams County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgantown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Cloverdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgantown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
    • West Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Ferriday
      • West Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Morgantown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Ferriday

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Morgantown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Morgantown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Morgantown. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Morgantown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Morgantown. See our Newspapers Page for Morgantown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morgantown ...

Looking for more information about Morgantown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Morgantown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Morgantown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Adams County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morgantown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Adams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morgantown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morgantown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgantown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5727, Longitude: -91.3476       In this case, the coordinates for Morgantown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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