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Formed in 1776, the county takes its name from the Monongahela River.
The name Monongalia is commonly believed to be a misspelling of Monongahela, while others suggest that Monongalia simply means "Land of the Monongahela", as in Arabia, Bolivia or Columbia. The true origin is unknown.

The county seat is at Morgantown

Cities
* Morgantown * Westover

Towns

* Blacksville * Granville * Star City

Census-designated places

* Brookhaven * Cassville * Cheat Lake

Other Communities

* Arnettsville * Baker Ridge * Behler * Bertha Hill * Booth * Bowlby * Brewer Hill  * Browns Chapel * Bula * Canyon * Cheat Neck *
Chestnut Ridge * Clinton Furnace  * Core * Crossroads * Crown * Daybrook * Dellslow * Delmar * Easton * Edna * Everettsville * Fieldcrest *
Flaggy Meadow * Fort Grand * Fort Martin * Georgetown * Greer * Greystone * Gum Spring * Hagans * Halleck * Harmony Grove * Hilderbrand
* Hoard * Hog Eye * Holman * Hunting Hills * Jaco * Jakes Run * Jere * Kimberly  * Klondike * Laurel Point * Little Falls * Lowsville *
Macdale * Maidsville * Maple * McCurdyville * McMellin * Miracle Run * Mooresville * Morgan Heights * National * New Hill
* Opekiska * Osage * Osgood * Pedlar * Pentress * Pierpont * Pioneer Rocks * Price * Price Hill * Pursglove * Ragtown * Randall * Richard *
Ridgedale * Ringgold * Rock Forge * Rosedale * Sabraton * Saint Cloud * Saint Leo * Sandy * Smithtown * Stewartstown
* Suncrest Lake * Sunset Beach * Sturgisson * The Mileground * Triune * Tyrone * Uffington * Van Voorhis * Wadestown * Wana * West Sabraton
* West Van Voorhis * Worley

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Monongalia County Data


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Census

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Website Updates:
Mar 2013:  1883 pensioners; West Virginia University Law School Class of 1900

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Surrounding Counties

Greene County, Pennsylvania (north)
Marion County (south)
Fayette County, Pennsylvania (northeast)
Preston County (east)
Wetzel County (west)
Taylor County (southeast)


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