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November 7, 2007
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Lubeck has ties to George Washington

To the west is the Ohio River, and to the east the city of Parkersburg, the quaint community of Lubeck sits on land along West Virginia 68 that was once owned by George Washington.

Chosen by the first president because of the fertile soil, the area is now chosen by home owner because of its centralized location to Parkersburg and several large industrial plants in nearby Washington bottom.

Dupont and General Electric both produce plastics products in their plants and together employee around 4,000 workers.

Fast facts- 2000 Census Data

Population: 1,303
Total Households: 510
Median Household Income: $42,614
Median Age: 38.8
Average Household Size:2.55

Elementary school
Lubeck Elementary

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Dale Hall drives an early 1900s combine to harvest oats on the property of Mark Watkins of Homewood Road near Lubeck. Hall was helping Mark and his father, Bob, harvest the eight acres of oats, which will sit for one to two weeks before being threshed. The oats will eventually become horse feed.

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