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Morgantown West Virginia

Jul 18

Morgantown, West Virginia sits along the banks of the Monongahela River and includes many diverse neighborhoods. These are primarily college and university neighborhoods and are home to residents and student populations who frequent nightclubs, restaurants and other entertainment establishments. Downtown Morgantown is also a center of small business and professional offices, with the majority of its buildings dating back to the turn-of-the-century. Expert roofer providing top-notch roofing services.

The City of Morgantown is working hard to retain and grow small businesses. This can be seen in the revitalization of its Wharf District, located along the waterfront. The area features an Event Center, a 205-room Waterfront Place Hotel and access to more than 10 miles of paved trail in the Caperton and Decker's Creek rail trails. It is also the site of the newly completed, 2,000-seat Martinsburg Convention Center.

WVU is the largest employer in Morgantown and the surrounding region. Students and employees give the city a constant boost with its patronage at restaurants, hotels and retail businesses. The City and University have also worked together to develop the Sunnyside Up project, an effort to redevelop the neighborhood around its central campus.

Morgantown has many cultural and historical venues for its residents to visit and enjoy. The Art Museum of WVU offers numerous visual arts exhibits while the Bower's Pottery and Wilson School museums feature a wide variety of Appalachian musical instruments, early school exhibits and relics from the coal and oil industries. The Monongalia Arts Center and the Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park provide an array of activities for all to enjoy.

The surrounding area of Morgantown and Monongalia County is mountainous with scenic hiking trails and spectacular overlooks at Coopers Rock State Forest and Dorsey Knob. The Core Arboretum, a large botanical garden at WVU, is open to the public. There is also a wide array of outdoor activities available at the WVU Outdoor Education Center.

Morgantown's schools are served by the Monongalia County School System. The school district employs 897 professional and service personnel, carries an enrollment of 10,076 students and has three schools that have earned exemplary achievement status. The two high schools are University High, whose mascot is the Hawks, and Morgantown High, whose mascot is the Mohigans (a name for a fictional Native American tribe).

Morgantown is within a day's drive of 6 of the nation's 8 largest metropolitan areas, 20 metro areas with populations of 1 million or more and 22 of the top 35 industrial markets. This makes the city a prime location for industry, agriculture and services. It is also within a few hours' flight of most major East Coast airports. Getting to Morgantown is easy, as the city is serviced by two commercial airports: the nearby North Central West Virginia Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport. Additionally, Interstate 79 runs through the center of Morgantown. State and regional bus lines serve the area as well. Local cabs are also readily available. The City of Morgantown's Economic Development Office has a number of programs and incentives to encourage the growth of small businesses in the community.


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