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Berkeley Springs is in Morgan County, in the Hagerstown-Martinsburg metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for VA Gov. Norborne Berkeley.

The latitude of Berkeley Springs is 39.626N. The longitude is -78.227W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.


Berkeley Springs is near the Potomac River.
Former and merged names include:
· Court House
· Bath
Before white settlers arrived, the natural springs were a neutral gathering place for Indian tribes.
Local landmarks include "George Washington's Bathtub," a monument representing the bathing facilities Washington used during his visits.
Repeatedly ranked high in "The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America," by John Villani
Local festivals include:
  • Apple Butter Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
  • Morgan County Fair - Aug. 4-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Berkeley Springs web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Berkeley Springs State Park, Cacapon Resort State Park, Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Libraries in Berkeley Springs include Morgan County ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Berkeley Springs include Morgan Messenger

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Morgan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berkeley Springs political report.

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Hotels in Berkeley Springs include Best Western Berkeley Springs, Coolfont Resort, Inn & Spa at Berkley Springs.

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