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. 

Notices and News

Senior Life Services Morgan County Facility Addition & Renovation Invitation To Bid- Click below for information
Senior Life Services Invitation To Bid

The Morgan County Commission is seeking proposals for a project management company to assist in the selection of an engineering firm and technical advisement during construction of a communications tower.    Applicants must have specific knowledge, recent experience and appropriate credentials in tower design and development.   Applicants must be insured and licensed.   A complete scope of work is available at the County Commission office at 77 Fairfax St., Berkeley Springs, WV.  Proposals must received in the County Commission office no later than Friday, April 25th, 2014  at 5pm for consideration.  The Morgan County Commission reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals.

Board Vacancy
There is a vacancy on the Building Commission Board. If you are interested in serving, please contact the County Commission Office for a volunteer application.

Full Time and Part Time Positions
This announcement is to create an eligibility list, which is a pool of applicants who are eligible to fill these positions. There may be multiple positions filled from this announcement.  Click
here for a summary of duties and responsibilities.
This is an hourly position. Starting wage is $10.00/hr.  Interested persons must complete and submit an application and attach a resume no later than close of business 15APR2014 to the Morgan County Commission located at 77 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. Applications received after 15APR2014 will not be considered. Applications received before 30MAR2014 will not be considered.   Click
here for an application.  Applicants must not contact the 9-1-1 center in reference to this position.  Morgan County is an equal opportunity employer

The Morgan County Economic Development Authority is seeking a Full-Time Executive Director. For more info and to apply go to :


Public Hearing

The Morgan County Commission has scheduled two public hearings for the purposes of receiving public comment on the final drafts of the amendment to the Morgan County Dog Leash Ordinance relating to the control of dangerous and vicious dogs.
The public hearings will be held on March 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm and April 3, 2014 at 10:00 am.

The hearings will be held in the Morgan County Commission Meeting Room in the Courthouse.  The document can be obtained for review at the following locations:
 - Morgan County Commission Office
 - Morgan County Website at

Comments can be submitted via email to

Comments will also be accepted in writing or by email prior to the public hearing and can be dropped off at the County Commission Office.  Any questions, please call the County Commission office at (304)-258-8540 Ext. 1304.
To view the proposed ordinance- click here-

First Energy To report a power outage, you can call- 1-888-544-4877

Read about the change in Vehicle Registration Process on our News Page.

To receive updates on weather related closings and other information relating to Morgan County government, please follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@MorganCountyWV) or call the closing and delay line at 304-258-8555.

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