Location Profile

Morgantown, West Virginia

Facility Type
Healthcare System
Facility Location
Morgantown, West Virginia
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, and has been a trusted care leader in the community for over 50 years. Nationally recognized for its continued excellence, the facility continues to be one of the best providers of care in West Virginia. More than 50 and 200 medical professionals are at the facility. Services offered by the facility specialties include cancer care, neurology, and behavioral health.

While exact numbers on the facility's diverse population figures are not available, Morgantown itself is diverse. Census data shows 12.8% of its residents indicate they were born outside the United States.

The West Virginia Nurses Association is the state nursing association. Through advocacy, outreach, and education, the organization is the voice for the state's registered nurses. Their continuous work in patient and nurse provider safety helps ensure medical facilities that are safe for all.

A daycare provider is on-site at the facility. Other daycare centers nearby include Child Development Center, West Virginia University Child Learning Center, and Pleasant Day Schools. These centers are highly rated on Google and less than 10 minutes away from the facility. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services also offers a Find a Childcare Provider tool to help families navigate finding quality care for their children.

The facility itself doesn't offer housing options, but there are several apartment complexes close to the provider. Pineview Apartments, Timberline Apartments, and Wildwood Village Townhomes are less than 10 minutes away from the facility. West Pointe Townhomes is a popular housing choice for those who work for the healthcare provider and is a short drive away. Private homeowners may also have rental homes not far from the business.

Community Overview

Home to West Virginia University, and a vibrant hub for the arts, Morgantown is one of the south's best towns. Its location on the Monongahela River makes it a beautiful area year-round for fans of the great outdoors. Excellent schools, world-class arts, and premium shopping are a few reasons why Morgantown was named one of Livability's Top 10 Best Places to Raise a Family. Morgantown is a fantastic place to live. The area known as Star City is located near the city bridge and home to local restaurant favorites, while Evansdale and Sunset are right near the WVU campus and shopping. Great views of the Mon River and quick access to downtown Morgantown are part of the charm of Wiles Hill-Highland Park. It's no wonder Morgantown was named on Livability's Top 100 Places to Live and One of the South's Best Small Towns by Southern Living. Each day in Morgantown brims with possibility. Exploring the city on foot, by transit, or by car makes it easy to discover something new just around the corner.

To learn more about Morgantown, visit the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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Monongalia County Schools is the public school district for Morgantown and has 11 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 3 high schools. The school district is ranked in the top 5% in all of West Virginia. Every student in Monongalia County Schools has a chance for academic success with an extensive yet engaging curriculum, ample access to technology, and more than 20 clubs and activities in its schools. District students in grades 3-12 receive a school-issued Chromebook to help them with their homework and expand their learning potential online. All but 1 of the high schools have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools, and Morgantown High School is named on the magazine's list of the top 1,100 high schools in the country. There are also 10 private schools located in Morgantown.

Monongalia County Schools takes pride in its diverse population and features a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. The group is dedicated to providing an environment where all students can be themselves while growing and learning.

Of the elementary schools in Morgantown, Brookhaven Elementary, North Elementary, and Suncrest Elementary are all within 10 minutes from the facility. Mountaineer Middle School and University High School are within the same short drive.

Click here to read more about public schools in Morgantown.
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Local and Nearby Attractions

All through Morgantown are excellent places to shop and browse to your heart's content. Downtown is a core of niche stores such as book stores, music shops, and various boutiques. The Morgantown Mall is where you'll find popular name brands like JCPenney, The Children's Place, and Torrid. One of the most exciting spots for unique items is the Shoppes at Seneca Center, a complex of retail stores housed in a former 1898 glass factory. Merchandise such as bath products, specialty teas, quilts, and all kinds of gifts are sold throughout the Seneca Center's boutiques.  Morgantown has department stores galore such as Target, Walmart, Sam's Club, and T.J. Maxx. For fresh locally-grown produce and other perishables, head to the Morgantown Farmers Market. All of the market's products are produced or grown within 50 miles of Morgantown, and the market is open year-round.

Morgantown is a prime spot for arts and entertainment lovers. The Art Museum of West Virginia University is one of the county's best art destinations and includes more than 4,000 works from across the globe. The Monongalia Arts Center (MAC) is one of the driving forces of making Morgantown an excellent cultural destination. As the city's arts and culture center, it features 2 art galleries with rotating exhibits, plus presents various theatrical and education programs throughout the year. The Arts Council of Greater Morgantown also promotes the arts in the area with curated art in public spaces, exhibitions, and various art events.

Whether it's for a night out or a kid-friendly matinee, Morgantown offers a wide range of performances to enjoy.  The West Virginia University Arts Series is an annual performing arts series featuring internationally-known performers plus family musicals. In addition to the university's offerings, Morgantown features the Metropolitan Theatre, named "West Virginia's most beautiful playhouse." This historic venue offers everything from movies to musicals, plus touring artists and dance performances. For performances under bright skies and stars, look no further. Located on the river, The Hazel Ruby McQuain Amphitheatre is the site of concerts, community events, and free movie screenings from summer to fall each year. Even little ones can get in the theatre with children's theatre camps and productions at the Morgantown Theatre Company.

The museums and educational experiences Morgantown offers are second to none. Families can curate curiosity and imagination at the Spark! Imagination and Science Center, a hands-on center for ages 6 months through 10 years old. At Spark! You can learn by building your own spacecraft, digging for fossils, and doing other great interactive activities. The Cook Hayman Pharmacy Museum may not be hands-on, but gives a fascinating look at the evolution of pharmacy in West Virginia and includes 18th-century artifacts. For a more broad look at the history of Morgantown, visit the Morgantown History Museum to see photos and view its permanent exhibits, or learn all about the local coal and oil industries at the Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum.

Morgantown is surrounded by miles of forests and is located on the Monongahela River, making it an excellent place to explore the great outdoors. Trails for every level of hiker are here, with the Cheat Lake Park and Trail being one of the most accessible. This 4.5-mile trail is along the shoreline and has a nature viewing area, plus a children's playground. Hikers who want a challenge can visit the Snake Hill Wildlife Management Area, a large tract of rolling terrain and rocky cliffs that form incredible overlooks.  Trails here range from 3.5 to 7.5 miles and will reward you with awe-inspiring sights. Trails are also present at the Core Arboretum, a 91-acre park open dawn to dusk with free admission. More than 150 species of plants and shrubs are here, plus you can spot birds and other wildlife. Another spot for nature lovers is the West Virginia Botanic Garden. A sprawling 85-acre preserve with 4.5 miles of trails and nine gardens, the West Virginia Botanic Garden is serene and peaceful for periods of reflection.

Parks in the area are expansive with a wide range of amenities, while Morgantown's playgrounds are a perfect spot for a family day. Dorsey's Park is located outside the downtown area and is a cliffside park perched almost 600 feet about the forest. The public park offers an interactive playground and disc golf course, plus spectacular views of Morgantown. Marilla Park is the spot for cooling off in the warm days, as it's home to 2 playgrounds, a large outdoor pool, 2 water slides, and a small beach area for wading. Krepps Park is another pool site and includes a playground, while White Park is home to Morgantown Ice Arena. If you want to head out on the water in a kayak or other watercraft, stop by Sunset Beach Marina to rent a kayak, paddleboat, or canoe to enjoy on Cheat Lake.

Named one of the "Best Sporting Cities" by The Sporting News, Morgantown is full of team spirit. Collegiate baseball, football, and soccer teams are all popular events during the semester and excitement is in the air on game day. More than 15,000 fans regularly show up to watch the West Virginia Mountaineers take the field at Milan Puskar Stadium at WVU.

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Crime Rate

Safe for all, Morgantown has a crime rate that's 29% lower than the national average and is safer than 50% of the country. Crime in the area has decreased by 6% over the last year, and Morgantown has a full-service police department to help continue this trend. Over 70 sworn officers and 11 civilians are dedicated to keeping the city safe.

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