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Area Description

Morgan County is conveniently located midway between the capital city of Indianapolis and the Big 10 College Town of Bloomington. Largely rural with incredible scenic views and outdoor recreation opportunities, the area is home to the small city of Martinsville, as well as smaller towns including Mooresville, Morgantown, Paragon, Monrovia and more.

Morgan County has a vibrant arts scene, most easily found at the Art Sanctuary, a former Methodist Church in Martinsville that is now home to studio space for over 20 artists, gallery exhibit space and special event space. Local works can also be found at a number of local shops, private studios and even restaurants. Artistic workshops are regularly offered in a variety of media at several convenient locations.

Antique lovers will find much to explore, with several antique shops, an auction house and even a few indoor flea markets located throughout the county.

Morgan-Monroe Forest, as well as county and city parks, offer miles of hiking, shelter houses, playgrounds, a zip line and more. You'll also find horseback riding, kayaking and canoeing opportunities.

Rich in history and small-town values, Morgan County is a great place to relax, while still enjoying the amenities of larger nearby cities.

Includes Cities/Towns: Martinsville, Mooresville, Morristown.

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A wide variety of cultural programs and activities are located both locally and within less than an hour's drive either north to Indianapolis or south to Bloomington.

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Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  19.0  27.2  35.3  2.7 "  6.4 "
 Feb  22.0  31.0  40.0  2.5 "  5.1 "
 Mar  30.3  40.7  51.0  3.5 "  1.7 "
 Apr  41.0  51.8  62.7  4.2 "  0.1 "
 May  51.3  62.0  72.7  5.3 "  0.0 "
 Jun  61.0  71.2  81.3  4.5 "  0.0 "
 Jul  64.7  74.5  84.3  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Aug  62.7  73.2  83.7  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Sep  54.3  66.0  77.7  3.3 "  0.0 "
 Oct  42.3  53.7  65.0  3.3 "  0.2 "
 Nov  33.3  42.8  52.3  3.8 "  0.3 "
 Dec  23.0  31.0  39.0  3.3 "  5.0 "

Morgan County is a community with four distinct seasons. Winters can sometimes by cold and snowy, but are also sometimes quite mild - highs are in the 30's and 40's. Spring brings rains, flowers and trees in bloom with high temperatures ranging from the high 40's to the mid- to upper-70's. Summers can be quite warm and humid, with highs in the 80's and 90's. Fall brings gorgeous color and milder temperatures with highs ranging from the high 40's to the 70's.

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Cost of Living for Morgan County, IN

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Senior Assistance in Morgan County, IN

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