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

The community of Berkeley Springs is the Seat for Morgan County.

Morgan County was founded in 1820. Morgan was created by taking area from Berkeley and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Morgan had a population of 16,385 people. This is an increase of 9.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,943 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Morgan represented 0.83% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 38th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201017,541+17.39%+7.06% since 2009
200916,385+9.65%-0.65% since 2008
200816,492+10.37%-0.12% since 2007
200014,943The Last Census

More information can be found on the Morgan County Census Page for Morgan County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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