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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The final meeting of the Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee will be held on September 26, 2016 from 9-11 AM at the Morgan County Commission Room, 77 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411. This meeting is open to the public.   
At this meeting, we will go over the draft of the plan update, as well as the results of the public survey. The plan update will then be made available for public comment for one month before being submitted to WV DHSEM and FEMA for approval. 

The Morgan County Economic Development Authority will have a meeting on Tuesday, August 30 @ 4 pm in the County Commission Meeting Room.

There will be a meeting of the Community Criminal Justice Board on Thursday, August 25th at 9am in the County Commission meeting room.  All are welcome to attend.  Click here for an agenda.

The Morgan County Commission is accepting applications for a part-time, per diem Animal Control Officer.  The position is an as-needed basis for days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.  Applicants must have a good driving record, basic computer skills, and exhibit the ability to comprehend the WV Code as it pertains to animal control.   Applicants must be able to communicate effectively with the public.  A job description and employment application is available at the County Commission office or at  Interested applicants should submit their applications to the Morgan County Commission office by 4pm on August 26, 2016.  The Morgan County Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Opening:
Hire Date approximately:  December 1, 2016
Salary - $28, 000
Morgan County Prosecutor’s Office
Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, have good organizational skills, strong writing skills and communication skills. Prior experience in a legal office is preferred.  This paralegal position will work directly with the Prosecutor on matters before the Circuit Court of Morgan County (felonies, juvenile matters, abuse and neglect).  This paralegal position will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of orders, discovery matters as well as other documents necessary to criminal legal proceedings.  Must be able to work independently.
Please send resume to Prosecutor’s Office at 77 Fairfax Street, Room 301, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

The Morgan County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) seeks qualified full-time Executive Director. Responsible for planning and conducting economic development activity in Morgan County, W.Va., marketing business development projects and exploring new business opportunities under the  supervision of  the  MCEDA Board of Directors. The successful applicant will demonstrate:
 • Leadership and communication skills
 • Experience in working with businesses and government agencies
 • Basic business planning
 • Ability to seek government and foundation grants
 • Computer skills, including maintaining and upgrading EDA website
 • Self-directed, highly motivated, community builder Starts @ $35,000 Job description available at

Due by 12:01 p.m. EDT August 26, 2016
No Phone Calls or Drop-Ins


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Employment Application
Resource Guide
Volunteer Form
Funds Request Form

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