About Morgantown, WV

Ranked third in the nation for Best Small City for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine!

About Morgantown

The North Central part of West Virginia is prospering, and 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

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Located on a crossroads of Interstate 79 and Interstate 68, Morgantown is within a 500 mile radius of half of the nation’s population. This area is one of the major population and economic growth areas in the State.

The presence of West Virginia University, a large health care industry and the emerging growth of the advanced technology development ihelp to insure a bright and prosperous economic future for the community.

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Accolades & Stats

#3
Best Small City for Business and Careers
- Forbes Magazine
30,574
Population of the City of Morgantown (2017)
185
Degrees offered at West Virginia University

Highlights

scientist writing mathematical equation on table with beakers

City of Morgantown named a top STEM city in the nation

“Advances in all facets of STEM propel our nation forward. The United States would not be where it is today without the ingenuity and dedication of people in these fields” said Snejina Zacharia, CEO of Insurify.

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