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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Early voting starts September 22 and continues at the courthouse Mon-Sat 9am-5pm until Oct 4. Polls are open on election day, Oct 7, from 6:30am-7:30pm. Voters will be voting on whether or not to authorize the state to issue and sell up to $1.6 billion in state bonds to fund highway, road, and bridge construction and improvements.

Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for a part time, 19.5 hours per week custodian. Candidates must be available to work overnight shifts. The rate of pay for this position is $9.00 per hour. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to lift 50 lbs. Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies and familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets is required. Candidate should have a high school degree, a professional demeanor and be able to work independently. Applications are available at the Morgan County Commission office at 77 Fairfax St., Rm. 101, Berkeley Springs, WV or click on the link at the bottom of this page. Completed applications must be submitted at the commission office by Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 4pm. Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer.


The Morgan County Commission will be holding a special meeting on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:30am in the County Commission meeting room to appoint a Prosecuting Attorney.

The Morgan County Commission will be holding a special meeting at 9am on Thursday, September 7, 2017 to conduct interviews for a Prosecuting Attorney.  The meeting will possibly be in executive session in the County Commission meeting room.

The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed Monday, Sept. 4 in Observance of Labor Day. 

Morgan County Commission is accepting resumes for the position of Prosecuting Attorney. Applicants must be an attorney licensed to practice in WV, must be a resident of WV, and must be a member of the Republican party. Resumes should be submitted to the Morgan County Commissioners at 77 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. Resumes will be accepted until Tuesday, September 5 at 4pm. Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, September 7th. County Commission anticipates making a decision and appointment on September 11th. This is a different posting than the one for Assistant Prosecutor posted earlier in August.


Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office has an immediate opening for an Assistant Prosecutor. Primary responsibilities will be in Magistrate Court. Desire to gain jury trial experience is required. Annual salary is $57,000.00 with benefits. If interested, please send resume to:
Debra MH McLaughlin, Esq.
Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office
77 Fairfax Street, Room 301
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

Mountaineer Gas Company Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project- Questions & Answers 8.8.2017
click here for the latest questions & answers from Mountaineer Gas Company

This meeting is cancelled:  The Morgan County Building Commission will meet on Friday, August 4th at 2:30 pm in the County Commission meeting room. The purpose of the meeting is to sign the lease agreement between the Building Commission and Blue Ridge Community and Technical College.

Mountaineer Gas Company Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project
Please see below letters regarding the Mountaineer Gas Company Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project. (click below to view each letter)
Letter from County Commission President, Joel Tuttle to Mountaineer Gas writing to explain and express his constituents concerns.  

Letter of response received from Mountaineer Gas.

The Community Criminal Justice Board will meet on Friday, July 28th in the County Commission meeting room.  The meeting is open to the public.  Click here for an agenda.

Click here for a copy of the draft Unsafe Structure and Property Enforcement Ordinance.

Click here for policies regarding communication towers in Morgan County.
here for a co-locator application package.
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