Morgan County is located in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, less than 100 miles northwest of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and 150 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is the westernmost of the three counties in the Panhandle, which includes Berkeley and Jefferson counties and which forms a wedge between Maryland to the north and Virginia to the south.

The county has an area of 230 square miles consisting of 148,000 acres, with a population of roughly 17,000 people. There are two incorporated municipalities, the Town of Bath, which is included in the larger area of Berkeley Springs, and the Town of Paw Paw. 
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The Morgan County Courthouse is open Monday- Friday 9am- 5 pm

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Notices and News

This message is from Potomac Edison: 
On February 11, 2016 there will be a planned power outage for maintenance. The outage will affect customers in the vicinity of Sir Johns Run Road. You will experience a service interruption from approximately 9:00am till 11:00am.  In the event of inclement weather the planned outage will be rescheduled to February 12, 2016.  If you have any questions please call: 800-686-0011. Potomac Edison thanks you for your patience and understanding while we perform this work to improve your electric service reliability.

The Morgan County Offices in the Courthouse are closed on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. We will re-open at 9 am on Thursday, Jan. 28.

The Morgan County Offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 25 & Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 due to the snow storm.

The Morgan County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Jan. 26 has been cancelled.

Notice--The Morgan County Offices will close at 1 pm today, Friday, Jan 22 due to the upcoming snow storm.

The Honorable Judge Wilkes has announced that Morgan County Circuit and Magistrate Court will close at noon on January 21, 2016 in anticipation of significant snowfall.  At this time, the Morgan County Offices will be open regular business hours.

Notice:  The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016 in Observance of Martin Luther King Day

Regional Bike Study Survey

Two important bicycle studies are underway within the region. The Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle MPO (HEPMPO) is conducting a regional study encompassing Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties in West Virginia; and Washington County, Maryland. In addition, the City of Hagerstown is updating their Master Bike Plan.  To take the survey click here-

Notice--   Morgan County Emergency Medical Services Board-  Request for Proposal  (for documents, click each one below)
Request for Proposal
- Exhibit A
- Exhibit B
- Exhibit C  &  WV Code    Article 4C- Emergency Services Act
- Exhibit D
- Proposal Response Sheet
- Addendums

- Request for Bid Pre-proposal conference- 12/15/2015 @ 10:00 am, Morgan County Commission Meeting Room

-Notice:   Opening and Reading of submitted RFP's for Emergency Ambulance Service in Morgan County will be held January 15, 2016 @4:15 in the
County Commission Meeting Room

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For a copy of the recently adopted policies and procedures for Morgan County communication tower co-locators, click here.

Passing along news from the WV Division of Highways: The WVDOH advises motorists of upcoming delays on Rt. 522 beginning next Tuesday night, September 29th. The project will begin 1.67 miles south of River Road, and will continue north toward the MD state line for 1.70 miles. Work includes resurfacing, guardrail and installation of rumble strips. All work is expected to be completed by October 16th, weather and schedule permitting. Please allow extra travel time or use an alternate route if possible.

Click here for responses to the questions submitted regarding the RFP for Banking Services relating to the Pines Renovation Project.


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