Greater Morgantown, WV

The Place of Choice to Live, Work & Play

The greater Morgantown area is the primary engine driving the success of the region.

Situated in the hills of the Appalachian Basin along the Monongahela River, Morgantown is located approximately 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and 200 miles west of Washington D.C. Located on a crossroads of Interstates 79 and 68, Morgantown is within a 500 mile radius of half of the nation’s population.

Woodburn Building at WVU on the hill in the fall, surrounded by trees and blue sky

Video by Visit Mountaineer

Nominated for ‘Top Town’ for Adventure

The Morgantown area is blessed with some of the richest natural, outdoor recreation opportunities in the US. As the home to a large university and to major employers, it provides residents and students with a mountain metropolitan environment that is prosperous yet relaxing.

“To find some of the area’s best whitewater options, head southeast of town toward the Cheat Canyon or the Cheat Narrows. For hiking, biking, and climbing opportunities visit the 12,000-acre Coopers Rock State Park.” – Blue Ridge Outdoors

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Accolades & Stats

Best Small City for Business and Careers
- Forbes Magazine
Population of the City of Morgantown (2017)
Degrees offered at West Virginia University

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