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Morgantown Neighborhood Guide

South Park & First Ward

Median Listing Price: $215,000

Schools: Mountainview Elementary, South Middle, Morgantown High

Southpark is full of beautiful Victorian homes, quaint brick streets and friendly neighbors. It’s convenient to downtown and offers gorgeous views of Morgantown. If you love tree-lined streets, stately homes and a lot of charm you’ll love Southpark.

Sharing much of the same charm as South Park, the First Ward neighborhood is equally close to downtown, but reaches to Green Bag Road and is home to both White Park and Jack Roberts Park. This neighborhood is great option if you like to get your daily dose of nature, or have a dog that requires a great place to walk and run.

Greenmont

Median Listing Price: $147,000

Schools: Mountainview Elementary, South Middle, Morgantown High

Greenmont is the neighborhood that borders Southpark. It’s home to Morgantown institutions like Gene’s Beer Garden and a hip new coffee shop, Quantum Bean. You’ll also find local craft beer brewers, Chestnut Brew Works in the neighborhood, along with Phoenix Bakery which serves up the best bread and baked goods in the area. Greenmont offers residents quick access to the Decker Creek Trail and also offers quick access to downtown. It’s a younger, hipper crow in Greenmont. If you like diversity and vitality, it would make an excellent place to live.

Woodburn

Schools: Eastwood Elementary, Mountaineer Middle, University High

Woodburn is nestled between Jerome Park and downtown. The homes here tend to be a bit smaller, but offer larger yards – perfect for kids and pets. It’s home to many artists, including local sculptor, Jamie Lester, and several bass players. Local theatre company, M.T. Pockets also calls this neighborhood home. Woodburn is home to another Morgantown institution, the original Mario’s Fishbowl. This local watering hole was established in 1963 by Rose and Mario Spina. It’s a great place to grab a cold beer and a bite after work, or the weekend with friends and neighbors. 

Evansdale, Wiles Hill, & Highland Park

Evansdale Schools: Suncrest Elementary, Suncrest Middle, Morgantown High

Evansdale neighborhood of Morgantown is rather small in size, but offers some fantastic homes and even better views. Here you will find Blaney House, home of WVU President E. Gordon Gee, and a leisurely walk down the street will lead you to great restaurants like Ogawa sushi and Ta-Khrai Thai Café. 

Wiles Hill & Highland Park Schools: Suncrest Elementary, Suncrest Middle, Morgantown High

The Wiles Hill-Highland Park neighborhood sits on the east side of University Avenue and is nestled in behind Milan Puskar Stadium and Ruby Memorial Hospital. Both are just a quick walk away. This neighborhood would be fantastic for a football fan, or someone who works for WVU Medicine and desires a short walk to work. You’ll also find the old Wiles Hill Elementary School now serves as a community and senior center run by BOPARC.

Suncrest

Median Listing Price: $228,000

Schools: Suncrest Elementary, Suncrest Middle, Morgantown High

If you desire to be in the heart of everything, look no further than Suncrest. Everything you need is a quick walk or short drive away including two Kroger supermarkets, WVU football and basketball, two hospitals, a park featuring a public pool, a Crossfit gym and many yummy eateries. If you have kids, or a dog, you’ll love the walk-ability of this neighborhood and the proximity to so many fantastic activities. 

Sabraton & Jerome Park

Median Listing Price: $127,000

Sabraton Schools: Brookhaven Elementary, South Middle, Morgantown High

Jerome Park Schools: Eastwood Elementary, Mountaineer Middle, University High

Sabraton, Jerome Park and nearby neighborhoods of Norwood Addition and South Hills have many conveniences located nearby including a Kroger supermarket, local eateries like Woodburn Shanks and Pizza Al’s. There’s also Marilla Park which features a public pool with awesome water slides, tennis courts and a skate park. 

Cheat Lake

Median Listing Price: $273,000

Schools: Cheat Lake Elementary, Mountaineer Middle, University High

Cheat Lake is a fantastic location for those who prefer to be just outside the hustle and bustle of town. The community is centered around Cheat Lake, which offers beautiful scenery and recreational activities for those who like to boat, kayak or paddle board. Downtown Morgantown is about a 20 minute drive, but don’t let that deter you. Nearby developments such a Fort Pierpont and Coombs Farm mean conveniences are not far. You’ll find the Farmhouse Café a great place to caffeinate or grab lunch. Not to mention other local eateries, local butcher Working H Meats, a daycare center, doctors offices and more. 

Star City

Median Listing Price: $200,000

Schools: Suncrest Elementary, Suncrest Middle, Morgantown High

Star City borders Suncrest and the Monongalia River. Here you will find homes that are closely located to many conveniences like a new Aldi grocery store, a fantastic local spa and the much loved Terra Café. You’re also just a short drive to interstate 79 which means Star City would make an excellent home for someone who commutes to nearby communities. 

Westover & Granville

Median Listing Price: $172,000 (Westover) $148,000 (Granville)

Schools: Skyview Elementary, Westwood Middle, University High

Westover is its own municipality and home to around 4,000 residents. Located just across the Monongahela River, it’s within walking distance to downtown Morgantown and conveniently located close to interstate 79. Residents here enjoy local eateries like Colasante’s and the closeness of amenities at Univeristy Town Center, only a mile up the highway.

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