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.
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
- Forbes Magazine
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