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 Recycling Center is closed Friday, Feb. 27 & Saturday, Feb. 28 due to the cold temperatures.  They will re-open on Monday, March 2.

Morgan County Parks and Recreation is accepting bids for mowing of county owned parks commencing April 1, 2015 and ending October 31, 2015.  Maintenance is to include mowing and trimming of grassy areas.  For more info, click here

The Recycling Center is closed today, Monday, Feb. 23 due to the freezing temperatures and wind chill.

The Recycling Center will be closed on Friday, Feb. 20 due to the frigid temperatures.  If the temperature is below 20 degrees, the center will also be closed on Saturday, Feb. 21.

There will be a meeting of the Community Criminal Justice Board on Friday, February 20 at 9am in the County Commission meeting room.  Click here for an agenda.

The Morgan County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, February 16 for President's Day

The Morgan County Commission has scheduled a public hearing to receive public comments on the proposed draft Morgan County WV 911 Addressing & Mapping Ordinance.  The public hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 11:00 am in the Morgan County Commission Meeting Room, Morgan County Courthouse, 77 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.  For a draft copy of the ordinance click here.

The Morgan County Commission will meet as the Board of Equalization on Thursday, February 12th at 9:30 am at the Paw Paw Senior Center.

The Morgan County Commission will meet as the Board of Equalization on Monday, February 9th at 9:30am in the County Commission meeting room.

The Morgan County Offices at the Courthouse will be closed on Monday, January 19 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Morgan County offices will open at 11 am on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

The Morgan County Commission has openings on the following Volunteer Boards:
Morgan County Planning Commission
Morgan County Building Commission
Morgan County Home Consortium Board
Ambulance Authority Board
There are currently 2 openings on the Fire Board.
1 from District 2- votes @ Widmyer, Community Center, School Board Complex, Ball Park and Greenwood School
1 from District 3- votes @ Warm Springs Middle School & Pleasant View

For a volunteer application, click here or you can pick up an application at the Morgan County Commission Office.

The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Grants Coordinator.  Interested applicants should submit an application and resume no later than close of business on Wed. January 14, 2015.  You can pick up an application at the Morgan County Commission Office located in the Courthouse or click the links below.

Employee Application
Grants Coordinator Job Description


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