About This Place
Morgantown is a town in Jackson Township, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. The population was 986 at the 2010 census.
Colonel John Vawter moved to Morgantown, Indiana in 1849. He became the founder and first pastor of the Baptist Church. He gave and bore the expense of construction of the brick church, costing about $2,000 ($51,760.81 when accounting for inflation). Colonel Vawter's Day is celebrated in the third week of September.
Morgantown is located at 39°22′25″N 86°15′38″W / 39.37361°N 86.26056°W / 39.37361; -86.26056 (39.373646, -86.260610).