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Welcome to Morgantown ...

Morgantown is located in Marion County<1>.

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

Morgantown is 160 feet [49 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 Marion County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Morgantown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Adams 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.

  • Columbia [Marion County]
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    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Tylertown [Walthall County]
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    • Tylertown [Walthall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,428 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown<6>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
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    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<6>
  • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
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    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kokomo [Marion County]
    • Sartinville [Walthall County]
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      • Sartinville [Walthall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Morgantown
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    • Arm [Lawrence County]
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      • Arm [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Morgantown
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    • Pinebur [Marion County]
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      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Morgantown
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    • Monticello [Lawrence County]
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      • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Creek
      • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Creek<6>

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.

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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 Marion, 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 'straight-line' 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: 31.3124, Longitude: -89.9159       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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