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

Morgan County Public Transit Survey 

A committee of community representatives, which includes a member from both the Town of Bath Council and the County Commission, has been exploring the possibilities for public transit within Morgan County. 

To take the survey, click on the link below:

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Notices and News

The Morgan County Commission is accepting Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) for Architectural and Engineering services for construction of the Great Cacapon Volunteer Fire Department.  For full details of the RFQ, click here.

Morgan County Parks and Recreation is accepting bids for mowing of county owned parks commencing April 1, 2017 and ending October 31, 2017. For the full RFP, click here.  

The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 in Observance of President's Day

The Morgan County Building Commission will meet on Friday, February 17 at 4pm in the County Commission meeting room.  Click here for an agenda.

The Morgan County Building Commission will meet on Wednesday, February 15 at 4pm in the County Commission meeting room.  Click here for an agenda.

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The Morgan County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 has been cancelled.

The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in Observance of Martin Luther King Day
The Morgan County Courthouse will be closing at 2 pm on Friday, December 30 and will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017.
We re-open Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

The First County Commission Meeting in 2017 is Tuesday, January 3 @ 9:30.  For an agenda,
click here

Click here for policies regarding communication towers in Morgan County.
here for a co-locator application package.
Frequently Used Forms:
Employment Application
Resource Guide
Volunteer Form
Funds Request Form

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