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Morgantown, West Virginia
Welcome to Morgantown ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Morgantown has a population of 30,547 people<1> (see below for details).
Morgantown is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Morgantown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Morgantown: (304) and (681)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Morgantown had a population of 29,660 people (or 30.84% of the total population of Monongalia County). This makes Morgantown the county's most populous community.
The population of Morgantown represents 1.6% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 29,660 people, the population of Morgantown increased 10.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,809 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Morgantown had an population of 30,547 people. This is an increase of 2.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.94% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Morgantown.
Communities near Morgantown ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Morgantown and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Morgantown.
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 Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Morgantown.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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Websites 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Morgantown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Morgantown.
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The official website for Morgantown: www.morgantown.com/
The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019