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Arthurdale is an unincorporated community in Preston County, West Virginia, United States. Arthurdale was named for Richard Arthur, former owner of the land on which it was built, who had sold the land to the federal government under a tax default. Arthurdale was the first of many New Deal planned communities established under Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. It was intended to take impoverished laborers, farmers and coal miners and move them to a modern rural community that would allow them to become economically self-sufficient. The idea for such a self-sufficient community originated when Eleanor Roosevelt learned through her friend, Lorena Hickok, of a plan to relocate a group of West Virginia coal miners to a nearby farm with the intention that they could combine subsistence...
||Population (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Land||2.0
||Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Water||$78,100
||Average House Value (as of 2000)|
||Average House Income (as of 2000)|
||Number of Businesses (as of 2003)||$396,000
||Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)|
||Number of Employees (as of 2003)||$2,114,000
||Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)|
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