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Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States, on the banks of the Monongahela River. The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Monongalia County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia and is part of the Pittsburgh Tri-State. West Virginia ( is a state in the Appalachian Upland South, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, bordered by The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Monongahela River (məˌnɒŋɡəˈheɪlə also known locally as the Mon /ˈmɒn/ is a River on the Allegheny Plateau in North-Central Part of the Pittsburgh Tri-State, Morgantown is the largest city in North-Central West Virginia, and is the principal city of the Morgantown, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Pittsburgh Tri-State is the US region that is centered around the transportation medical academic economic media and federal resources based in Pittsburgh. North-Central West Virginia (sometimes known as "Mountaineer Country" is a region of the U The Morgantown Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in north-central West It is best known as the home both of West Virginia University and of a one-of-a-kind, experimental personal rapid transit system. West Virginia University is a Coeducational public Research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. Personal rapid transit (PRT, also called personal automated transport (PAT or podcar, is a Public transportation concept that offers on-demand non-stop
Morgantown is closely tied to the Anglo-French struggle for this territory. Until the Treaty of Paris in 1763, what is now known as Morgantown was greatly contested among settlers and Native Americans, as well as the English and the French. The Treaty of Paris, often called the Peace of Paris, or the Treaty of 1763, was signed on February 10, 1763, by the kingdoms of Great Britain Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States The treaty decided the issue in favor of the English, but Indian fighting continued almost to the beginning of the American Revolution. In this article the inhabitants of the thirteen colonies that supported the American Revolution are primarily referred to as "Americans" with occasional references to "Patriots"
Zackquill Morgan and his brother David entered the area of Virginia that would become Morgantown in about 1767, although others such as Thomas Decker are recorded as attempting settlements in the area earlier or at about the same time. Colonel Zackquill Morgan ( March 20, 1735 - January 1, 1795) was a son of Colonel Morgan Morgan, the first known white settler in what The Commonwealth of Virginia ( is an American state As well, several forts were built in the area during this time: Fort Pierpont near the Cheat River, in 1769; Fort Coburn, near Dorsey's Knob, in 1770. The Cheat River is a Tributary of the Monongahela River in eastern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the United States Dorsey Knob is a Mountain summit located off US Route 119 at the southern edge of Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia Fort Morgan, at the present site of Morgantown, in 1772; Fort Dinwiddle, north several miles at Stewartstown, in 1772; Fort Martin, several miles north on the Monongahela River, in 1773; Fort Burris in the present-day Suncrest area of Morgantown, in 1774; and Fort Kern in the present-day Greenmont area of Morgantown, in 1774, in addition to other, smaller forts. The Monongahela River (məˌnɒŋɡəˈheɪlə also known locally as the Mon /ˈmɒn/ is a River on the Allegheny Plateau in North-Central
Zackquill Morgan settled the area about 1772 by establishing a homestead near present-day Fayette Street and University Avenue. Morgan fought in both the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War, rising to the rank of colonel. The French and Indian War (1754&ndash1763 was the North American chapter of the Seven Years' War. In this article the inhabitants of the thirteen colonies that supported the American Revolution are primarily referred to as "Americans" with occasional references to "Patriots" Colonel ( RP ˈkɜnəl GA ˈkɜrnəl is a Military rank of a Commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in almost every country By 1783, following his wartime duties, Colonel Morgan commissioned Major William Haymond to survey his land and divide it into streets and lots. Colonel Morgan then received a legal certificate for 400 acres (1. 6 km²) in the area of his settlement near the mouth of Decker's Creek. Fifty acres were appropriated for Morgan's Town by the Virginia General Assembly in October 1785. The Virginia General Assembly is the legislative body of the Commonwealth of Virginia. On February 3, 1838, the General Assembly enacted a municipal charter incorporating the city, now with a population of about 700. A city charter or town charter (generically municipal charter) is a legal Document establishing a Municipality such as a City or The town became part of the newly created state of West Virginia following the 1863 secession of slave-free counties from the slave state of Virginia. West Virginia ( is a state in the Appalachian Upland South, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, bordered by History See also Orange Free State Geography The Free State is situated on flat boundless plains in the heart of South Africa A slave state was a US state in which Slavery of African Americans was legal
Notable early structures still standing in Morgantown in the mid-2000s include The Old Stone House, built in 1795 by Jacob Nuce on Long Alley, the modern-day Chestnut Street; and the John Rogers family home on Foundry Street, built in 1840 and is now occupied by the Dering Funeral Home.
During the 1970s, the U.S. Department of Transportation built an experimental personal rapid transit system in the city, citing the area's variety of seasonal climates and geographic elevations as factors in testing the technology's viability. The United States Department of Transportation ( DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with Transportation Climate encompasses the temperatures humidity rainfall atmospheric particle count and numerous other meteorogical factors in a given region over long periods of The Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) has been in use since 1975. The Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit ( WVU PRT) system is an experimental People
Morgantown is located at . The city is located 75 miles (121 km) south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 208 miles (335 km) west of Washington, D.C., 204 miles (328 km) east of Columbus, Ohio, and 156 miles (251 km) north of Charleston, West Virginia. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D Columbus is the Capital and the largest city of the US state of Ohio. Charleston is the Capital of the US state of West Virginia. It is located at the confluence of the Elk and(39. 633696, -79. 950670)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 1 square miles (26. 2 km²), of which, 9. 8 square miles (25. 4 km²) of it is land and 0. 3 square miles (0. 8 km²) of it (3. 16%) is water.
Morgantown is located in the Humid continental climate zone, which includes hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. The humid continental climate is a Climate found over large areas of land masses in the temperate regions of the mid-latitudes where there is a zone of conflict between
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As of the census of 2000, there were 26,809 people, 10,782 households, and 4,183 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 2,736. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 0 people per square mile (1,056. 2/km²). There were 11,721 housing units at an average density of 1,196. 2/sq mi (461. 8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89. 48% White, 4. 15% African American, 0. 17% Native American, 4. 15% Asian, 0. 05% Pacific Islander, 0. 51% from other races, and 1. 48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1. 54% of the population.
There were 10,782 households out of which 15. 0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29. 1% were married couples living together, 7. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 61. 2% were non-families. 37. 3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9. 5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 08 and the average family size was 2. 76.
Morgantown's age distribution, which is heavily influenced by the presence of West Virginia University, is: 11. 1% under the age of 18, 44. 7% from 18 to 24, 20. 4% from 25 to 44, 13. 5% from 45 to 64, and 10. 4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 104. 7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105. 0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $20,649, and the median income for a family was $44,622. Males had a median income of $33,268 versus $24,944 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,459. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 15. 0% of families and 38. 4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 3% of those under age 18 and 8. 3% of those age 65 or over. The main reason for the discrepancies between household income and family income, as well as the discrepancy between family poverty and population poverty, is the large presence of West Virginia University students in the city. West Virginia University is a Coeducational public Research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. The word student is etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation Verb "studēre"
Following Census 2000, Monongalia County (with county seat Morgantown) and neighboring Preston County were acknowledged as a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) by the United States government. Preston County is a County located in the US state of West Virginia. Estimates from 2004 put the Metropolitan Statistical Area population at 113,500; as of July 2005, the estimate was 114,501. Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas|Table of United States Core Based Statistical AreasIn the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB has produced Of the 10 largest cities in West Virginia, only Morgantown and Martinsburg have shown positive population growth since the 2000 census, with Morgantown growing from 26,809 to a 2005 estimate of 28,292. Martinsburg is a city in Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States. 
West Virginia University constitutes 913 acres (3. 7 km²) of the city and vicinity, and with the fall 2005 enrollment added an additional population of 27,115 students from every state, the District of Columbia, and 91 nations. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D
The city is served by Monongalia County Schools. Public elementary schools in Morgantown and its surrounding area include Cheat Lake, North, Brookhaven, Ridgedale, Mountainview, Mylan Park, and Skyview. There are four middle schools: Cheat Lake, South, Westwood, and Suncrest. The city's two high schools are University High School, the mascot of which is the Hawks, and Morgantown High School, whose mascot is the Mohigans. University High School is a high school located in Morgantown West Virginia that houses just over 1300 students Howard Winchester Hawks ( May 30, 1896 &ndash December 26, 1977) was an American Film director, producer and Morgantown High School is a high school located in Morgantown West Virginia. The latter's name is that of a non-existent Native American tribe whose name is a combination of the words Morgantown (MO) High (HIG) Annual (AN), which was the school's yearbook. Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States The Native American mascot and logo were adopted because of the close relation to the name Mohican, a real Native American tribe. Mohican redirects here For other uses of Mohican see Mohican (disambiguation The Mahicans (also Mohicans) are a  Notable Morgantown High School alumni include screenwriter-film director Lawrence Kasdan (class of 1966), actor Don Knotts (class of 1942), college football coach Tommy Bowden (class of 1972), and TV college football analyst Terry Bowden (class of 1974). Screenwriters or scenarists are Scriptwriters who write the Screenplays from which Films and Television programs are made A film director, or filmmaker, is a person who directs the making of a Film. Lawrence Kasdan (born 14 January, 1949) is an American movie producer, director and Screenwriter. An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Jesse Donald Knotts ( July 21, 1924 &ndash February 24, 2006) was an American comedic Actor best known College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, Colleges and military academies Tommy Bowden (born July 10, 1954 in Birmingham Alabama) is the head football coach at Clemson University. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic College football is American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, Colleges and military academies Terry Bowden is a College football analyst/commentator motivational speaker and former college football coach
As of April 2005, Monongalia County Schools employs 897 professional personnel and 490 service personnel, and carries an enrollment of 10,076 students, including 156 adult students at the Monongalia County Technical Education Center. Three of Monongalia County's 23 schools have earned Exemplary Achievement status, according to the West Virginia Office of Educational Performance Audits' (OEPA) report issued November 2004. In 2004, Suncrest Middle became a National Blue Ribbon School for the No Child Left Behind Act.
Other private schools include Alliance Christian School, Covenant Christian School, Maranatha Christian Academy, Morgantown Christian Academy, Trinity Christian School, and the alternative, non-religious Morgantown Learning Academy. Trinity Christian School is a non-denominational Christian school in Morgantown West Virginia.
While informal schools existed from Morgantown's earliest days , the town established a one-story, coeducational, Virginia common school in July 1803, that students attended on a tuition basis. . On Nov. 29, 1814, the Virginia General Assembly incorporated Monongalia Academy, the county's first public school. The term public school has two distinct (and virtually opposite meanings depending on the location of usage in the United States, Australia and  Supported by obligatory surveyors' fees, the male-only institution was the equivalent of a modern-day high school. Surveying is the technique and science of accurately determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional space Position of points and the distances and angles between High school is the name used in some parts of the world (in particular Scotland, North America and Australia) to describe an institution  The Academy moved to a new two-story building in 1830, with principal Jonathan Haddock offering courses in geography, surveying, and navigation in addition to traditional subjects. Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία - geografia) is the study of the Earth and its lands features inhabitants and phenomena Navigation is the process of reading and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another Presbyterian minister Reverend James Robertson Moore was principal during the Academy's 1852-1864 heyday, when its enrollment included students from 14 states. Presbyterianism is a family of Christian denominations within the Reformed branch of Protestant Western Christianity  In 1867, the Academy closed, and donated its land toward the establishment of West Virginia University. West Virginia University is a Coeducational public Research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA.
The Virginia Assembly in March 1831 authorized the creation of the Morgantown Female 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.  After the Assembly approved a charter change in 1838, the school became known as the Methodist Academy. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations  This prompted local Presbyterians to create the Woodburn Female Seminary, for which the Monongalia Academy's Rev. Moore also served as principal. The seminary closed in 1866, and its assets, like those of the Monongalia Academy, were donated toward the future university.
Following the 1863 creation of West Virginia, the new state's first legislature created a public-school system. The act provided for the education of "free colored children", and was adapted three years later to mandate education for all African-American children. African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa However, a two-tier system was created: White children attended a regular term (at the second former Monongalia Academy building, purchased in 1867 from West Virginia Agricultural College, the future West Virginia University), only a short term was provided for African-Americans, who met at St. Paul's African Methodist Episcopal Church, on Beechurst Avenue. 
A Catholic elementary school, Saint Francis de Sales, began sometime prior to 1915 as a two-room school in a house on McLane Avenue in the Seneca neighborhood, and run by lay teacher Miss Sterbutsal, who became Sister M. Catholic is an Adjective derived from the Greek adjective '' / 'katholikos' meaning "whole" or "complete". See also Primary education An elementary school is an institution where children receive the first stage of Compulsory education known as elementary This article is about the Roman Catholic saint For churches named after him see Saint Francis de Sales church. Isabelle of the Sisters of St. Joseph. In October 1915, the pastorate of Father Peter Flynn arranged for Ursuline nuns from Louisville, Kentucky, and in 1918, under principal Sister M. A pastor is an official person within a Protestant group of people and related to the positions of Priest or Bishop within the Anglican, Roman Catholic The Commonwealth of Kentucky ( is a state located in the East Central United States of America. Isadore, the school moved to a new building on Beechurst Avenue, adjacent to St. Theresa's Church. For other saints with similar names please see Saint Teresa. Saint Teresa of Ávila, known in religion as Saint Teresa of Jesus and On June 9, 1990, the grade school moved into the former St. Francis Central High School building, and eventually into newly built facility at 41 Guthrie Lane.  Its mascot is the Falcon. A falcon (fɔlkən or fælkən is any Species of raptor in the Genus Falco. The Beechurst Avenue building was demolished in 2003
St. Francis Central High School had existed for several decades into the 1990s, located between WVU's Towers dormitory complex and Patteson Drive in the Evansdale neighborhood. Dormitory typically refers in the United States to residence halls which are sleeping quarters or entire buildings primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for Its mascot was the Trojans. Troy ( Greek: grc Τροία Troia, also, Ilion; Latin: Trōia, Īlium, Hittite: Wilusa or The high school's football field was named for Father Flynn. The West Virginia University Foundation purchased its building and land in July 2003, formally selling it to WVU for $11 million in August 2004, with the university then announcing it intended to use the football and adjacent baseball fields as intramural recreation area. Intramural sports or intramurals are recreational Sports organized within a school 
The Photo at right shows the now defunct St. Francis High school. It was used until January 2006 as the home of the St. Francis middle and elementary school since the high school was disbanded in 1992 when it was replaced with a newer building near Interstate 68. Interstate 68 (I-68 is an Interstate Highway in the United States. It will be demolished in 2010.
This is a public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867. West Virginia University is a Coeducational public Research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. With an operating budget of approximately $654 million as of the mid-2000s, it also has $150 million annually in sponsored contracts and research grants conducted by faculty members.
Fall 2007 enrollment was 27,500, with students from all 55 state counties, 50 states plus the District of Columbia, and 89 other nations. Basic figures regarding the student body:
The 2007-08 curriculum is supported by 14 colleges and schools offering 179 bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree 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.
Source unless otherwise footnoted: Morgantown.com
Morgantown has two newspapers. The Dominion Post which is published daily. The university-owned and student-run college newspaper The Daily Athenaeum, published weekdays, is provided free on campus and to many businesses around Morgantown. A student newspaper is a Newspaper run by Students of a University, High school, Middle school, or other school West Virginia University is a Coeducational public Research university in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA.
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Morgantown Municipal Airport is one of West Virginia's few commercial airports. Oldies is a generic term commonly used to describe a Radio format that usually concentrates on Top 40 music from the 1950s 1960s and 1970s (about 1955-1977 West Virginia Radio Corporation or WVRC is a media corporation comprised exclusively of radio stations and two radio networks based in the state of West Virginia Morgantown Municipal Airport, also known as Walter L Bill Hart Field, is a public Airport located three miles (5 km) east of the Central business It is located seven miles (11 km) east of Interstate 79 just off the Pierpont Road exit on Interstate 68, accessible via WV 857 by turning left onto US 119. Interstate 79 (abbreviated I-79) is an Interstate highway in the eastern United States, designated from Interstate 77 in Charleston West Interstate 68 (I-68 is an Interstate Highway in the United States. US Route 119, commonly abbreviated as US 119, is a spur of US 19.
Morgantown is not served by local railways services other than a freight train carrying coal and other industrial goods to Pittsburgh, PA. This line is called the Norfolk Southern's Loveridge Secondary that runs From Brownsville, Pennsylvania to Rivesville, West Virginia where it heads to the Loveridge mine. This article is about the present railroad formed in 1990 For the former regional railroad in Virginia and North Carolina a small part of the new one see Norfolk Southern
Morgantown relies heavily on the Monongahela River for shipping coal and other products to the nearest large city, Pittsburgh, PA. The Monongahela River (məˌnɒŋɡəˈheɪlə also known locally as the Mon /ˈmɒn/ is a River on the Allegheny Plateau in North-Central The United States Army Corps of Engineers regulates and patrol the Morgantown Locks. The United States Army Corps of Engineers ( USACE) is a federal agency and a major Army command made up of some 34600 Civilian and 650 Military personnel
Interstate 79 travels north to its endpoint in Erie, Pennsylvania and south to its endpoint in Charleston, West Virginia. Interstate 79 (abbreviated I-79) is an Interstate highway in the eastern United States, designated from Interstate 77 in Charleston West Charleston is the Capital of the US state of West Virginia. It is located at the confluence of the Elk and There are four exit ramps to Morgantown and environs. Interstate 68 breaks off from Interstate 79 just east of Morgantown, and also has five nearby exit ramps. Interstate 68 (I-68 is an Interstate Highway in the United States.
Most of Morgantown is accessible by MountainLine bus system.  Most service operates Monday-Saturday from 7am-6pm with very limited service operating on Sunday during the WVU school year. MountainLine's Grey Line bus operates everyday of the year between Clarksburg, West Virginia and the Pittsburgh Airport. An airport is a location where Aircraft such as airplanes, Helicopters and blimps take off and land Morgantown also has the Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system. The Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit ( WVU PRT) system is an experimental People The system has five stations (Walnut, Beechurst, Engineering, Towers, and Medical) covering 8. 65 miles (13. 9 kilometers).
Electric service is provided by Allegheny Power, natural gas services by Dominion Resources, and water and sewage by the Morgantown Utility Board. Allegheny Energy ( is a traditional Public utility based in the Pittsburgh suburb of Greensburg. Natural gas is a Gaseous Fossil fuel consisting primarily of Methane but including significant quantities of Ethane, Propane, Dominion Resources ( is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy
Cable television and cable Internet are provided by Comcast Communications. In Telecommunications cable Internet is a form of Broadband Internet access that uses the Cable television infrastructure Comcast Corporation ( is the largest Cable television company the second largest Internet service provider and (according to the company the fourth largest telephone Landline telephone and DSL services are offered by Verizon, with West Side Telecommunications telephone and DSL service available in some areas. Basic principle A traditional landline telephone system also known as "plain old telephone service" (POTS, commonly handles both signaling and audio information "Verizon" redirects here this article is about the corporation see also Verizon Wireless, Verizon Online DSL and Verizon FiOS.
Cellular Telephone service is available through US Cellular, nTelos, Sprint, and AT&T (formerly Cingular Wireless). United States Cellular Corporation, dba US Cellular ( owns and operates the sixth largest wireless telecommunications network in the United States serving 6 nTelos ( is a Telecommunications company based in Waynesboro, Virginia. Before proposing a merge request please see Talk and see if the merger you propose has recently been made and AT&T Mobility LLC (usually branded AT&T, and formerly named Cingular Wireless LLC) is the wholly owned wireless subsidiary of AT&T Inc
Trash pickup is provided by Allied Waste Industries. Allied Waste Industries ( is a Fortune 1000 company headquartered in Phoenix Arizona.
The cable television network MTV announced in October 2006 that it would tape an eight-episode reality TV series, Show Choir, following Morgantown High School's show choir, which performs songs in four-part harmony, with costumes and choreography, on a competitive circuit. MTV ( Music Television) is an American Cable television network based in New York City. Reality television is a genre of Television programming which presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations documents actual events and usually features ordinary Morgantown High School is a high school located in Morgantown West Virginia. A show choir is a group of people who combine choral singing with dance movements sometimes within the context of a specific idea or story In Western music, harmony is the use of different pitches simultaneously and chords actual or implied in Music. See also, Choreography (literally "dance-writing" from the Greek words "χορεία" (circular dance see chorea) and "γραφή" The show was scheduled to premiere Spring 2007. 
The Joni Mitchell song "Morning Morgantown" is popularly believed to be written about Morgantown, West Virginia. Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7 1943) is a Canadian Musician, Songwriter, and   
The 2006 film We Are Marshall has two brief scenes set in, but not filmed in, Morgantown. We Are Marshall is a 2006 motion picture directed by McG about the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed all of the