Monongalia County



Morgantown

Population 2010 Census: 29,660
Median Age: 22.6 years

Courthouse: Completed 1891; addition 1975
Architect: James P. Bailey


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Formed: 1776
Named: For the Monongahela River
County Seat: Morgantown
Land in Square Miles: 360.06
Population 2010 Census: 96,189
Persons per Square Mile 2010: 267.1

Primary Sources Online
1777 roster of Captain Haymond's company of Monongalia County militia
Morgantown Female Academy
Joseph Snider Appointed Colonel, 1862
Waitman T. Willey
Israel Charles White
William Ellsworth Glasscock
West Virginia Academy of Science, 1924
Explosion at Pursglove #2 Mine, 1942
Fire at Pursglove #15 Mine, 1943
1960 Presidential Campaign in Monongalia County

Old Mountaineer Field   (dialup)    (broadband)
Don Knotts   (dialup)    (broadband)
Civil War
Union Meeting, 1861
Democratic Meeting in Monongalia, 1861
Another Grand Rally in Monongalia, 1861
Doings in Monongalia County, 1861
Public Meeting at Morgantown, 1861
Meeting of the People in Monongalia County, 1863
The Fair Sex of Monongalia, 1863
Meeting in Monongalia County, 1863
Jones-Imboden Raiders Occupy Morgantown, 1863
Ladies of Morgantown, 1863
Meeting in Morgantown, 1863
Reported Surrender of Morgantown, 1864
Another Scare on a Large Scale, 1864
Meeting in Monongalia County, 1864
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 1
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 3
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 4
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 5
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 8
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 10
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 11
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 13
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 14
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 15
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 18
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 20
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 21
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 23
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 24
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 25
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 26
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 27
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 29
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 35
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 39
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 40
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 41
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 43
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 45
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 46
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 49
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 50
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 51
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 52
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 53
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 55
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 57
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 62
Monongalia County Union Militia Letters, Folder 65

Photographs
Photographs of Schools in Monongalia County
James R. Boughner

Secondary Sources Online
List of Monongalia County Legislators
Halleck, Agricultural Extention Community History
Triune, Agricultural Extention Community History
Biography of Colonel Joseph Snider
Governor William Ellsworth Glasscock
"Anything But Cordial': Coeducation and West Virginia University's Early Women," by Lillian J. Waugh and Judith G. Stitzel (West Virginia History)
"When The Socialists Ran Star City," by Stephen Cresswell (West Virginia History)
"Scotts Run: An Introduction," by Ronald L. Lewis (West Virginia History)
"Scotts Run: A Community in Transition," by Matthew Yeager (West Virginia History)
"The Scotts Run Coalfield from the Great War to the Great Depression: A Study in Overdevelopment," by Phil Ross (West Virginia History)
"Health Services in a Stranded Coal Community: Scotts Run, 1920-47," by Sandra Barney (West Virginia History)
"'I wonder whom God will hold responsible': Mary Behner and the Presbyterian Mission on Scotts Run," edited by Christine M. Kreiser (West Virginia History)
"Casualties on the Homefront: Scotts Run Mining Disasters During World War II," by Paul H. Rakes (West Virginia History)
"A Generation in Revolt: Student Dissent and Political Repression at West Virginia University," by Jeffrey A. Drobney (West Virginia History)

West Virginia Veterans Memorial Biographies
Edgar G. Adams
Sullivan John Africano
George Milton Barrick Jr.
Whyley Elton Josh
Margaret Fae Perry
Joseph Slavensky Jr.



Teacher Resources

West Virginia Archives and History