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Morgan County

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Morgan County, formed in 1820 from Berkeley and Hampshire counties, was named for Revolutionary War hero Daniel Morgan. Westernmost of the three Eastern Panhandle counties, it has a far more rugged landscape than Jefferson and Berkeley. Until 1980, the census count never exceeded 10,000. The 2000 population of 14,943 is the highest yet attained.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.

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