Morgantown is a city in Monongalia County, West Virginia. It is the County Seat of Monongalia County. Placed along the banks of the Monongahela River, Morgantown is the largest city in North-Central West Virginia, and the base of the Morgantown metropolitan area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.1square miles (26.2km), of which, 9.8square miles (25.4km) of it is land and 0.3square miles (0.8km) of it (3.16%) is water. It is best known as the home both of West Virginia University and the one-of-a-kind Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit system.