Morgantown, West Virginia

What is Morgantown, West Virginia known for?


title game

State title game his senior year to Glenn Robinson's Gary Roosevelt squad. In 1994, he was a part of the US men's basketball team for the Goodwill Games. '''Morgantown Municipal Airport''' , also known as '''Walter L. Bill Hart Field''', is a public-use airport located three nautical miles (4 mi (mile), 6  km (kilometre)) east of the central business district of Morgantown (Morgantown, West Virginia), in Monongalia County


story school

Academy. Proceeds from the sale of the original Monongalia Academy building funded construction of a two-story school at Bumbo Lane (the modern-day Fayette Street) and Long Alley (the modern-day Chestnut Street). This school opened April 1, 1834. Core, p. 114 After the Assembly approved a charter change in 1838, the school became known as the Methodist Academy. Core, p. 230 This prompted local Presbyterians to create the Woodburn Female Seminary


liberal studies

Muslim scholar (List of modern-day Muslim scholars) Mawlana Shibli Nomani, known for writing a biography of Muhammad. Nomani received her B.A. in Liberal Studies from West Virginia University in 1986 and M.A. from American University in International Communications in 1990. He is best known for his decision to place the state's first medical school at West Virginia University in Morgantown (Morgantown, West Virginia), in the northern part of the state, rather than


record keeping

is also advertised to drivers on I-70 as an "alternate route to Ohio and points west" by the Maryland State Highway Administration.


title acting

?func viewstory&storyid 11170&catid 79 archivedate December 7, 2008 The Joni Mitchell song "Morning Morgantown" is popularly believed to be written


football series

a measure of revenge when the series returned to Morgantown in 2009, upsetting the #8 Panthers 19–16 on a game-ending field goal. The 2009 Backyard Brawl was the most watched game in the history of ESPN2. History The football series was first played in 1895, and the game has historically been one of the more intense rivalries in the eastern United States. The rivalry between the two schools is due mainly to proximity. WVU's campus in Morgantown, West Virginia is only about 70


nearby school

of these immigrants retained the Welsh language, and as late as the 1930s it was common to hear Welsh spoken on the streets of Woodburn and the community was known for carrying on a traditional eisteddfod every year. Woodburn Elementary School was the neighborhood school built in 1910. Following World War II, many new families came to Woodburn, attracted by the parkland, close proximity to downtown, community atmosphere, and nearby school. In 1950, Tom and Anna Torch opened the Richwood Avenue


top public

;"Morgantown makes Forbes list again", Charleston Daily Mail. November 24, 2010. Accessed December 11, 2010 The city is also home to West Virginia University, the 95th best public university according to U.S. News & World Report in 2011.top-public "Best Colleges 2011", U.S. News and World Report. 2010. Accessed December 11, 2001

: colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com best-colleges national-top-public "Best Colleges 2011" , U.S. News and World Report. 2010. Accessed December 11, 2001 thumb right National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (File:GBT.png) in Green Bank (Green Bank, West Virginia). The state is home to federal institutions such as the portions of the National Energy Technology Laboratory and Forestry Science Laboratory in Morgantown, West Virginia


creative arts

. During 1885-1888, the land in the Evansdale Suncrest area was agricultural, with farms of . Drummond's Chapel was named after a minister who then moved to Missouri. The Evans Farm was located on land near Riverview Drive and 8th Street and was named for Colonel John Evans, who fought in the American Revolution with Morgantown founder Zack Morgan. The Krepps farmhouse was located on land where the West Virginia University Creative Arts Center, Engineering

programs in the arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; engineering and mineral resources; human resources and education; journalism; law; agriculture, forestry, and consumer sciences; dentistry; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical education; plus programs at Potomac State College. Media Print Morgantown has two newspapers. ''The Dominion Post'' is a privately owned newspaper which is published daily. The university-owned and student-run college newspaper, ''The Daily Athenaeum'', is published on weekdays while classes are in session, and is provided free of charge on campus and to many businesses around Morgantown. There are also other local quasi-newspapers such as the ''Post Extra'' and the ''Morgantown Times'', which typically feature a few local news stories and an abundance of advertisements. Both are free of charge and mass-mailed throughout the Morgantown area. Television class "wikitable" style "width:100%;" - ! Call sign !! Channel !! Description - KDKA-TV 2 CBS affiliate, Pittsburgh, Penn. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) - WTAE-TV 4 ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate, Pittsburgh, Penn. - WDTV 5 CBS affiliate, Bridgeport, W.Va. (Bridgeport, West Virginia) - WPXI 11 NBC affiliate, Pittsburgh, Penn. - style "width:15%;" WBOY style "width:15%;" 12 style "width:70%;" NBC affiliate, Clarksburg, WV (Clarksburg, West Virginia) - WQED (WQED (TV)) 13 PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) station, Pittsburgh, Penn. - WPCW 19 CW Television Network affiliate, Pittsburgh, Penn. - WPMY 22 My Network TV affiliate, Pittsburgh, Penn. - WNPB 24 West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Morgantown, WV - WVFX 46 Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company) affiliate, Clarksburg, WV - WPGH-TV 53 Fox affiliate, Pittsburgh, Penn. Radio class "wikitable" style "width:100%;" - ! Call sign !! Frequency !! Format !! Owner - WCLG (WCLG (AM)) 1300 AM Oldies Classic Hits Bowers Broadcasting Corporation - WCLG (WCLG-FM) 100.1 FM Active Rock Bowers Broadcasting Corporation - WAJR (WAJR (AM)) 1440 AM News (News radio) Talk (Talk radio) West Virginia Radio Corporation - WVAQ 101.9 FM Contemporary Hit Radio West Virginia Radio Corporation - WWVU-FM 91.7 FM College Radio (Campus radio) West Virginia University Board Of Governors - WGYE 102.7 FM Country (Country Music) Burbach Broadcasting Company - WZST 100.9 FM Adult Contemporary Spectrum Radio Group - WFGM-FM 93.1 FM Oldies West Virginia Radio Corporation - WKKW 97.9 FM Country (Country Music) West Virginia Radio Corporation - WVPM 90.9 FM Public radio (Public Radio) West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority Infrastructure Transportation Airport Morgantown Municipal Airport is one of West Virginia's few commercial airports. It is located approximately Retrieved on 11-30-2008.


radio public

Of Governors - WGYE 102.7 FM Country (Country Music) Burbach Broadcasting Company - WZST 100.9 FM Adult Contemporary Spectrum Radio Group - WFGM-FM 93.1 FM Oldies West Virginia Radio Corporation - WKKW 97.9 FM Country (Country Music) West Virginia Radio Corporation - WVPM 90.9 FM Public Radio Public radio

Morgantown, West Virginia

established_title Settled (Municipal corporation) established_date 1772 established_title1 Incorporated (Municipal corporation) established_date1 1838 unit_pref Imperial area_magnitude area_total_sq_mi 10.62 area_footnotes area_total_km2 27.51 area_land_sq_mi 10.17 area_land_km2 26.34 area_water_sq_mi 0.45 area_water_km2 1.17 area_water_percent 4.24 population_as_of 2010 (2010 United States Census) population_est 30666 pop_est_as_of 2013 population_footnotes population_total 29660 population_density_km2 1126.0 population_density_sq_mi 2916.4 population_urban 70,350 (US: 393th (List of United States urban areas)) population_metro 136,133 (US: 294th (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) timezone EST (Eastern Standard Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_type region:US_type:city latd 39 latm 38 lats 1 latNS N longd 79 longm 57 longs 2 longEW W elevation_m 293 elevation_ft 960 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 26501-26508 area_code 304 (Area code 304), 681 (Area code 681) (effective March, 2009) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 54-55756 blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info 1555161 website www.morgantown.com footnotes

'''Morgantown''' is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County (Monongalia County, West Virginia), West Virginia. Situated along the banks of the Monongahela River, Morgantown is the largest city in North-Central West Virginia, and the base of the Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area (Morgantown metropolitan area). It has a permanent population of 29,660 per the 2010 census, with West Virginia University adding several thousand seasonal residents to the city and surrounding area from September through May. Morgantown is best known as the home of West Virginia University and the one-of-a-kind Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit system.

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