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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2016 RABIES CLINICS PLEASE SHARE!
Pursuant to Chapter 19, Article 20A, Section 2 of the WV Code: "Whoever owns, keeps or harbors a dog or cat within ...the boundaries of any county in the State of West Virginia shall have such dog or cat property vaccinated or immunized against rabies." To help contain the spread of rabies, and protect yourself and your pet, the Morgan County Commission and Dr. Jane Doyle D.V.M. will be sponsoring rabies clinics at the following locations:

SOUTH MORGAN FIRE HALL
Saturday, May 7 10:30am-12 noon

BERKELEY SPRINGS FIRE HALL
Saturday, May 7 1:30pm-3:00pm

PLEASANT VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER
Tuesday, June 7 5:30pm-7:00 pm

PAW PAW FIRE HALL
Saturday, June 11 10:30am-12:00 noon

GREAT CACAPON FIRE HALL
Saturday, June 11 1:30pm-3:00pm


A fee of $8.00 will be charged for each animal vaccinated. All dogs must be on a leash and not in heat. Cats and ferrets must be in a secure box or carrier. CASH ONLY! CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!
Rabies tags must be kept on your animals collars, and you must keep your certificates available. It is not the responsibility of the vet to keep the records.
Failure to provide proof of rabies vaccination could result in a fine!


Morgan County Planning Commission Public Hearing for the proposed Tractor Supply Store located on 522 South.  Tuesday, April 26, 2016 @ 7 pm located in the Morgan County Commission Meeting Room

This message is from Potomac Edison.  On April 20, 2016 there will be a planned power outage for maintenance. The outage will affect customers in the vicinity of Bobcat Drive. You will experience a service interruption from approximately 9:00am till 12:00 noon. In the event of inclement weather the planned outage will be rescheduled to April 21, 2016. If you have any questions please call: 800-686-0011. Potomac Edison thanks you for your patience and understanding while we perform this work to improve your electric service reliability.

The County Commission will hold a third public hearing on April 7, 2016 @ 7 pm in the County Commission Meeting Room, on the first floor in the Courthouse to hear public comments regarding the proposed changes to the Morgan County Special Emergency Ambulance Service Fee Ordinance.

The County Commission and the EMS Board will be holding a public hearing on March 17 @ 7 pm at the Warm Springs Middle School to hear public comments regarding the proposed changes to the Morgan County Special Emergency Ambulance Service Fee Ordinance. 

The EMS Board and the County Commission  will hold a public hearing on March 21 @ 7 pm at the Paw Paw Fire Department to hear public comments regarding the proposed changes to the Morgan County Special Emergency Ambulance Service Fee Ordinance.
For copies of the ordinance, you can stop by the County Commission Office or print one off of our website click here for ordinance


Assessor's Office Assessing Properties 2016
In order to maintain a fair market value, the state requires the Assessor's Office to review each of the eight districts in Morgan County on a three year rotation.  This year, the Assessor's Office will be reviewing the following districts: Town of Bath, Town of Paw Paw & Cacapon beginning in March, 2016.
They will also be reviewing new construction in all other districts:  Allen, Bath, Town of Bath, Cacapon, Town of Paw Paw, Rock Gap, Sleepy Creek, and Timber Ridge which will start approximately July 1, 2016

This message is from Potomac Edison.  On March 1, 2016 there will be a planned power outage for maintenance. The outage will affect customers in the vicinity of Sir Johns Run Road. You will experience a service interruption from approximately 9:00 am until 11:00 am.  In the event of inclement weather the planned outage will be rescheduled to March 4, 2016.  If you have any questions please call: 1-800-686-0011. Potomac Edison thanks you for your patience and understanding while we perform this work to improve your electric service reliability.

Morgan County Parks and Rec is accepting proposals for mowing of the county parks.  Click here for the full RFP.  RFPs will be accepted until 4pm on 3/16/16.

Public Notice- The Morgan County Commission and the Morgan County Ambulance Authority will conduct a Public Hearing on March 17, 2016 @ 7 pm at the Warm Springs Middle School Cafeteria, 271 Warm Springs Way, Berkeley Springs, WV for the purpose of receiving public comments regarding proposed changes to the Morgan County Special Emergency Ambulance Service Fee Ordinance.
To view the public notice ad, click here

To view the Proposed Draft of the Morgan County, West Virginia Special Emergency Ambulance Service Fee Ordinance, click here

There is an opening on the Community Criminal Justice Board.  If you are interested in volunteering on this board, please contact the County Commission Office.


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