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Morgantown, Mississippi
(Oktibbeha County)

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Welcome to Morgantown ...

Morgantown is located in Oktibbeha County<1>.

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

Morgantown is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Morgantown: (662)

Communities Also Named Morgantown ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
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    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<5>
  • Louisville [Winston County]
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    • Louisville [Winston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,983 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<5>
  • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<5>
  • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
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    • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Morgantown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
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      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<5>
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
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      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<5>
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Morgantown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<5>
    • Bradley [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
      • Bradley [Oktibbeha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Morgantown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Morgantown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Morgantown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton Village

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 ...

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About Oktibbeha County

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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 Oktibbeha, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 33.3057, Longitude: -88.9970       In this case, the coordinates for Morgantown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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