Morgantown named best place to live in WV by Money Magazine

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MORGANTOWN, WV (WBOY) – Morgantown has been named the best place to live in West Virginia by Money Magazine.

The magazine and website recently released a list titled “The Best Places to Live in Every State”. According to Money Magazine, the rankings were determined from more than 70 separate types of data from categories such as economy, cost of living, diversity, education, income, housing, crime, amenities and ease of living.

Money Magazine awarded Morgantown the title of “Best Place to Live in West Virginia” due in part to the variety of activities available is the area including MountainFest, the Cheat River Festival and the West Virginia Wine and Jazz Festival. The magazine and website also listed West Virginia University as a reason for Morgantown taking the top spot, as it offers the community many sporting events and activities for students.

To view the full list of the “Best Places to live in Every State”, click here.

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