Morgan County, West Virginia

Morgan County, West Virginia, Court House, Berkeley Springs, Eastern Panhandle Region
Courthouse, Morgan County, West Virginia

Morgan County, in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia (WV), was established in 1820 and named in honor of General Daniel Morgan, a soldier and hero of the American Revolution. Its county seat is at Bath, popularly known as Berkeley Springs, perennial resort community established by George Washington.

The Potomac River skirts the northern border of the county, and the Cacapon River joins the Potomac in the county’s eastern reaches, through which it has carved a broad, wooded valley. Morgan is renown for its vast orchards, mountain scenery, and productive farmland. Tourism and agriculture are primary industries in Morgan County. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,541.

Cities & Towns in Morgan County

Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
Burnt Factory, West Virginia
Great Cacapon, West Virginia
Largent, West Virginia
Omps, West Virginia
Paw Paw, West Virginia
Ridge, West Virginia
Shady Grove, West Virginia
Sleepy Creek, West Virginia
Smith Crossroads, West Virginia
Stohrs Crossroads, West Virginia
Stotlers Crossroads, West Virginia

Parks & Public Recreation Facilities

Berkeley Springs State Park
Cacapon Resort State Park
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
North Berkeley Community Park (Berkeley Springs, WV)
Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Widmeyer Wildlife Management Area

Morgan County Historic Landmarks

Berkeley Castle (Berkeley Springs, WV)

Regional Information for Morgan County, West Virginia

Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation in Morgan County may be found in our guide to travel in the Eastern Panhandle Region of eastern West Virginia, in which Morgan County is located.

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