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Welcome to Morgantown ...

Morgantown is located in Fauquier County<1>.

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

Morgantown is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Morgantown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Morgantown is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Morgantown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Morgantown - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Mississippi (3), Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Pennsylvania, Tennessee 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.

  • Petersburg (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
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    • Petersburg lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Morgantown and is located in Fauquier County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
  • Front Royal (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
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    • Front Royal lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Morgantown and is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Front Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Front Royal<5>
  • Warrenton (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Warrenton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Morgantown and is located in Fauquier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,982 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrenton<5>
  • Haymarket (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
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    • Haymarket lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Morgantown and is located in Prince William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,687 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haymarket have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haymarket
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haymarket<5>
  • Middleburg (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Middleburg lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Morgantown and is located in Loudoun County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<5>
  • Boyce (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Boyce lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Morgantown and is located in Clarke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 629 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<5>
  • The Plains (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
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    • The Plains lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Morgantown and is located in Fauquier County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 237 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Plains<5>
  • Washington (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
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    • Washington lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Morgantown and is located in Rappahannock County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 122 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
  • Delaplane (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Markham (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)

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.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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About Fauquier County

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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 Fauquier County: www.fauquiercounty.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Fauquier, 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 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: 38.8457, Longitude: -77.8789       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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