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Morgantown is located in Monongalia County in northern West Virginia near the Pennsylvania border. It's the largest city in North-Central West Virginia, with a population of approximately 30,000. However, the entire Morgantown metropolitan area has an estimated population of 118,506. The city of Morgantown is situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. It's known for being home to West Virginia University and the one-of-a-kind Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit System. It has been named one of the best small cities in the county for its education, world-class healthcare, recreation, art facilities and strong business community. The city of Morgantown was settled in 1772 and is made up of several different neighborhoods, each with a distinct history and personality. Several historic structures are in Morgantown, including the old Stone House, built prior to 1813, and the restored home built by John Rogers on Foundry Street in 1840. Morgantown has an excellent park system and is home to a newly developed Pedestrian Walking and Recreational Trails System. The city is also well known for its sporting events at Mountaineer Field or the Coliseum and great performing arts at the Creative Arts Center. Morgantown is also home to several annual festivals, including Art on the River in August and the Mountaineer Balloon Festival in October.

Surrounding areas: Fairmont, West Virginia (14.1 mi), Kingwood, West Virginia (18.2 mi), Grafton, West Virginia (20.2 mi), Hazelton, West Virginia (22.7 mi), Terra Alta, West Virginia (25.4 mi), Aurora, West Virginia (30.1 mi), Union, West Virginia (36.9 mi)

Morgantown Vacation Rentals




Morgantown Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Best Western Mountaineer Inn366 Boyers AveMorgantown, WV (304) 599-5399
Clarion Hotel Morgan127 High StMorgantown, WV (304) 292-8200
Comfort Inn Morgantown225 Comfort RdMorgantown, WV (304) 296-9364
Econo Lodge Coliseum3506 Monongahela BlvdMorgantown, WV (304) 599-8181
Euro-Suites Hotel501 Chestnut Ridge RdMorgantown, WV (304) 598-1000
Hampton Inn1053 Van Voorhis RdMorgantown, WV (304) 599-1200
Holiday Inn Express - Morgantow605 Venture Dr-glenmark PLZMorgantown, WV (304) 291-2600
Holiday Motel1712 Mileground RdMorgantown, WV (304) 292-3303
Lakeview Golf Resort & SpaOne Lakeview DrMorgantown, WV (304) 594-1111
Morgantown Econo Lodge15 Commerce DrMorgantown, WV (304) 296-8774
Morgantown MotelMorgantown, WV (304) 292-3374
Morgantown Usr Center300TH Chemical CompanyMorgantown, WV (304) 292-1608
Quality Inn & Suites1400 Saratoga AveMorgantown, WV (304) 599-1680
Residence Inn Morgantown1046 Willowdale RdMorgantown, WV (304) 599-0237
Springhill Suites By Marriott Morgantown1910 Hunters WayMorgantown, WV (304) 225-5200
Waterfront Place HotelTwo Waterfront PlMorgantown, WV (304) 296-1700
Holiday Inn Fairmont930 E Grafton RdFairmont, WV14.0 mi.(304) 366-5500
Fairfield Inn & Suites27 Southland DrFairmont, WV14.1 mi.(304) 367-9150
Super 8 Motel2208 Pleasant Vly RdFairmont, WV14.1 mi.(304) 363-1488
Comfort Inn1185 Airport RdFairmont, WV17.1 mi.(304) 367-1370
Heldreth MotelRt 26 S Pob 564Kingwood, WV18.2 mi.(304) 329-1145
Days Inn228 Middletown RdFairmont, WV18.7 mi.(304) 366-5995
Red Roof Inn Fairmont50 Middletown RdFairmont, WV19.1 mi.(304) 366-6800
Tygart Lake State Park LodgeRt 1 Box 260Grafton, WV20.2 mi.(304) 265-6144
Comfort Inn1 Comfort DrWaynesburg, PA21.0 mi.(724) 627-3700
Econo Lodge Of Waynesburg350 Miller LnWaynesburg, PA21.2 mi.(724) 627-5544
Country House MotelUS Rt 1 SMorrisville, PA21.3 mi.(215) 295-7331
Triangle Hotel120 Bill George DrWaynesburg, PA21.5 mi.(724) 627-3150
Fairfield Inn Uniontown283 Mcclellandtown RdUniontown, PA21.6 mi.(724) 434-1800
Summit Inn Resort2 Skyline DrFarmington, PA22.0 mi.(412) 438-8594
Mount Vernon Inn Inc180 W Main StUniontown, PA22.2 mi.(724) 437-2704
Hampton Inn698 W Main StUniontown, PA22.5 mi.(724) 430-1000
Holiday Inn Uniontown700 W Main StUniontown, PA22.5 mi.(724) 437-2816
Super 8 Uniontown701 West Main StUniontown, PA22.5 mi.(724) 425-0261
M G MotelRd 6Uniontown, PA22.6 mi.(724) 437-0506
The Lodge At Chalk Hill2920 National Pike RdChalk Hill, PA24.1 mi.(724) 438-8880
Super 8 Motel-bridgeport168 Barnett Run RdBridgeport, WV25.1 mi.(304) 842-7381
Microtel Inn And Suites201 Conference Center WayBridgeport, WV28.6 mi.(304) 808-2000
Wingate Inn350 Conference Center WayBridgeport, WV28.6 mi.(304) 808-1000
Yough Valley Motel & Restaurant138 Walnut StFriendsville, MD29.4 mi.(301) 746-5836

Morgantown Weather & Climate

Northern West Virginia has a four-season climate classified as humid continental. July is the average warmest month, with an average high temperature of 85. The average coolest month is January with an average low temperature of 21. Snowfall can occur anytime from late November to mid-April, with the most amounts falling during January and February. However, it is rare for a major snowstorm to hit this area. Rainfall is spread out fairly evenly over the entire year. Thunderstorms are frequent during the late spring and throughout the summer, and occasionally can be quite violent. Tornadoes are very rare in the state of West Virginia. The driest period tends to be during the autumn months of September and October. Spring is the most unpredictable season. It's not unusual in the springtime for a warm, sunny day to be followed immediately by a chilly, rainy day.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 39°F 22°F 3.27 in. -
February 43°F 24°F 2.88 in. -
March 53°F 31°F 3.82 in. -
April 64°F 40°F 3.71 in. -
May 72°F 49°F 4.37 in. -
June 80°F 58°F 4.04 in. -
July 83°F 63°F 4.24 in. -
August 82°F 62°F 3.96 in. -
September 75°F 55°F 3.35 in. -
October 65°F 43°F 2.87 in. -
November 53°F 35°F 3.53 in. -
December 43°F 27°F 3.26 in. -

Morgantown Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Harrison Marion Regional airport (CKB) located about 27 miles southwest of Morgantown in Clarksburg, West Virginia, the Allegheny County airport (AGC) located approximately 50 miles north of Morgantown in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Arnold Palmer Regional airport (LBE) located roughly 53 miles northeast of Morgantown in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, and finally the Pittsburgh International airport (PIT) located around 61 miles north of Morgantown in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Morgantown Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Kennywood ParkWest MifflinPA50.9 mi.
Idlewild ParkLigonierPA57.0 mi.
Fun Fore AllCranberry TownshipPA74.7 mi.
 
Water Parks
Sandcastle Water ParkPittsburghPA56.1 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Mountaineer Golf & Country ClubMorgantownWV 
Paradise Lake Golf CourseMorgantownWV 
Meadow Ponds Golf CourseCassvilleWV5.9 mi.
Deer Run Golf CourseWinfieldWV12.3 mi.
Dunkard Valley Golf CourseBlacksvilleWV14.9 mi.
Carmichaels Golf ClubCarmichaelsPA18.0 mi.
Preston Country ClubKingwoodWV18.4 mi.
Apple Valley Country ClubWhitehallWV18.8 mi.
Rohannas Golf CourseWaynesburgPA20.0 mi.
Tygart Lake Public Golf CourseGraftonWV20.2 mi.
Twin Woods Golf ClubHatfieldPA20.5 mi.
Morrisville Golf FarmMorrisvillePA21.0 mi.
Salem Country ClubSalemWV21.1 mi.
Mountain View Golf ResortFairfieldPA27.0 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Wisp Ski AreaMchenryMD32.5 mi.
Bryce ResortBasyeVA84.3 mi.
Blue KnobClaysburgPA92.1 mi.
MassanuttenHarrisonburgVA100.3 mi.
Whitetail Ski ResortMercersburgPA109.9 mi.
The HomesteadHot SpringsVA112.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Mont Chateau State ParkWV6.3 mi. 
Pricketts Fort State ParkWV10.9 mi. 
Valley Falls State ParkWV17.8 mi. 
Fort Necessity State ParkPA23.6 mi. 
Braddock Grave State ParkPA23.9 mi. 
Tygart Lake State ParkWV24.9 mi. 
Herrington Manor State ParkMD29.7 mi. 
Swallow Falls State ParkMD30.1 mi. 
Ryerson Station State ParkPA31.0 mi. 
Cathedral State ParkWV31.2 mi. 
Ohiopyle State ParkPA31.5 mi. 
Laural Ridge State ParkPA39.5 mi. 
 
Museums
George Westinghouse MuseumWilmerdingPA53.2 mi.(History)
Rivers of Steel National Heritage AreaHomesteadPA53.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Hunt Institute for Botanical DocumentationPittsburghPA56.1 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Vatican ArtPittsburghPA56.1 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Carnegie Museum of Natural HistoryPittsburghPA56.1 mi.(Science)
Carnegie Science CenterPittsburghPA56.1 mi.(Science)
Andy Warhol MuseumPittsburghPA56.1 mi.(Art)
Frick Art & Historical CenterPittsburghPA56.1 mi.(Art)
Pittsburgh Children's MuseumPittsburghPA56.1 mi.(Children's)
Compass Inn MuseumLaughlintownPA56.9 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Oglebay's Good ZooWheelingWV50.5 mi.
Pittsburgh ZooPittsburghPA56.1 mi.
National Aviary in PittsburghPittsburghPA56.1 mi.
The WildsCumberlandOH91.7 mi.
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA106.3 mi.


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