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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Public Hearing:
The Morgan County Commission will conduct a public hearing on Feb. 15, 2018 5:15 pm in the County Commission Meeting Room for the purpose of receiving public comments regarding proposed changes to the Morgan County Subdivision Ordinance.  Detailed copies of the proposed changes are available at the Planning Office, (1st floor of the Courthouse) or click here for the DRAFT document.

Morgan County Unsafe Structure & Property Enforcement Ordinance,  click here for the DRAFT document

Message from Morgan County Sheriff, KC Bohrer, Boy Scouts of America First Responders Explorer Post in Morgan County
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Prescription Drug Take Back Receptacle Discontinued
4 October 2017
Regrettably we can no longer take unwanted medications etc. at this office.
We have no resource to discard these items.
We do however have packets available where you can mix your unwanted medications with water and discard in the trash safely.
Thank you,
Sheriff K.C. Bohrer

Mountaineer Gas Company Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project- Questions & Answers 8.8.2017
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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.

Click here for a copy of the County Commission's towing policy and the form requesting approval to provide next in line towing services to Morgan County.
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 & Procedures

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