1. Most locals know that Morgantown has great food, but others have started to notice, too! Morgantown was recognized as the “Tastiest Town” by the Charleston Gazette.
  2. One of “The South’s Top 8 Hidden Tracks of the Southern Music Scene” by ConventionSouth.
  3. Morgantown is one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live” by Livability.
  4. Morgantown is one of the “50 Best College Towns in the United States” by Parade Magazine.
  5. West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV named 2020 Top Adventure College by Blue Ridge Outdoors.
  6. Morgantown has been voted #1 in the “Best Counties to Live in West Virginia” and “Best Counties for Families in West Virginia” categories by Niche.
  7. Morgantown has been named the Most Educated City in West Virginia by Insurify.
  8. Morgantown was named one of the Top 10 Best Places to Live in West Virginia by Trips to Discover.
  9. Morgantown is one of the “South’s Best Small Towns” by Southern Living.
  10. WVU Woodburn Hall and other well-known West Virginia landmarks are featured in the video game, Fallout 76, “bringing life to six distinct West Virginia regions” by Bethesda.
  11. Morgantown is home to the Mon River Rail Trail System, the 2020 Inductee to the Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.
  12. Morgantown CVB is the recipient of the 2019 Convention South Reader’s Choice Awards for meeting sites and destinations in the south.
  13. WVU College of Law was named second in the nation for community impact.
  14. Morgantown is one of the Top 9 Weekend Getaways from Pittsburgh by Trips to Discover.
  15. Morgantown ranked as one of the “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” by Forbes.
  16. Morgantown ranked #1 as the “Greenest City” in West Virginia by Insurify.
  17. Morgantown ranked twice within the “Top Ten West Virginia Weekend Getaways” by Trips to Discover.
  18. Morgantown ranked #10 in the “2021 Best Small Sports Cities in the Country” by Wallet Hub.
  19. Morgantown and West Virginia: ranked as one of the “Best Places to Retire” by Travel + Leisure, Southern Living, Money Rates, and Yahoo!
  20. Morgantown named one of the top 10 “Most Affordable Cities for Outdoor Enthusiasts” by Thrillist.com
  21. Morgantown named one of the top 20 best small towns to retire by CNN

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