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Welcome to Morgan Heights ...

Morgan Heights is located in Monongalia County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Morgan Heights: Morgan Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Morgan Heights is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Morgan Heights: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Morgan Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Morgan Heights - they are located in Missouri (2), New Jersey and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Morgan Heights ...

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

  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgan Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<6>
  • Masontown [Fayette County]
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    • Masontown [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Morgan Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,277 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Masontown 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 Masontown<6>
  • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
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    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgan Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
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  • Kingwood [Preston County]
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    • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Morgan Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,057 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairchance [Fayette County]
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      • Fairchance [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Morgan Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,886 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairchance 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 Fairchance<6>
    • Barrackville [Marion County]
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      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgan Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Monongah [Marion County]
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      • Monongah [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgan Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monongah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monongah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monongah<6>
    • Point Marion [Fayette County]
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      • Point Marion [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Morgan Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Marion 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 Point Marion<6>
    • Rivesville [Marion County]
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      • Rivesville [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgan Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rivesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rivesville<6>
    • Whitehall [Marion County]
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      • Whitehall [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Morgan Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall

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 Morgan Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Morgan Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Morgan Heights. 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 Morgan Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morgan Heights ...

Looking for more information about Morgan Heights? 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 Morgan Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Morgan Heights.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Monongalia County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Monongalia, 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 Morgan Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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- Morgan Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgan Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6342, Longitude: -79.9848       In this case, the coordinates for Morgan Heights 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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