Morgantown Monongalia County, West Virginia

Morgantown: City in and county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States

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About

Morgantown is a city located in the county of Monongalia in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 29,660 and a population density of 1,098 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 30,847 inhabitants.

The city was created 249 years ago in 1771.

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Geography

Morgantown is located at 39°37'46"N 79°57'21"W (39.6295300, -79.9559000).

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Morgantown Quick Facts

Population : 30,847 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Monongalia County
Postal code : 26501–26508
Phone Area Codes : 304, 681
Area : 27.02 km2
Altitude : 961 feet / 293 meters
Capital city : Morgantown is capital of Monongalia County
Establishment : January 01, 1772 (249 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:15:06 (24th October 2021)
Density : 1,142 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.85% (2010-2020)

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Demographics

The population of Morgantown increased by 3.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,660 - census
2011 29,522 -0.47% estimation process
2012 29,885 1.21% estimation process
2013 29,851 -0.11% estimation process
2014 30,161 1.03% estimation process
2015 30,309 0.49% estimation process
2016 30,949 2.07% estimation process
2017 30,961 0.04% estimation process
2018 30,747 -0.7% estimation process
2019 30,549 -0.65% estimation process
2020 30,847 0.97% estimation process

Morgantown zip code is 26501. County name: Monongalia, County fips: 54061

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Local Places in Morgantown

1 Morgantown City Clerk
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2 Morgantown City Hall
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Address: 389 Spruce St, Morgantown, WV 26505 ➦ Show Map

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3 Morgantown Police Ticket Info

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4 Morgantown City Manager

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People born in Morgantown (80)

People born in Morgantown, including actress Elizabeth McLaughlin, legal scholar Robert P. George, actor and stand-up comedian Don Knotts, you can see a list of people who born in Morgantown.

Schools in Morgantown

College & universities near Morgantown, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237570 Morgantown Beauty College Inc Morgantown (WV) 26505-5430

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Morgantown, WV

Code Name Address Type
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL

Post offices near Morgantown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Morgantown Post Office Morgantown (WV) 26505

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Monongalia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Monongalia County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Cheat Lake 7,988 Census-designated place in Monongalia County, West Virginia
Westover 4,220 City in Alabama, United States
Granville 3,156 Town in West Virginia
Star City 1,984 City in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States of America
Blacksville 183 Town in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Morgantown distances to largest West Virginia cities