Preble County Ohio is a great place to live, work and raise a family. The area is rich in agricultural heritage. The terrain is filled with rolling hills, wetlands, picturesque farms, wooded areas, and nature preserves.
There is never a shortage of things to do in Preble County. From hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and nature, to festivals, events, parks and sports, the area has something for just about everyone.
Founded in 1808 from portions of Butler and Montgomery counties, the county was named after naval officer, Edward Preble, who fought in the Revolutionary War.
Preble County has a population of approximately 42,000. It is located in Southwest Ohio shares a boarder with Darke County to the north, Montgomery County to the east, Butler County to the south and Wayne and Union Counties in Indiana to the west.
Eaton, Ohio is the only actual city in this southwest, Ohio county. The rest of the county is made up of small towns, villages and unincorporated communities, giving almost every area in the county that small, hometown feel, with plenty of great local eateries, pubs, parks, and shops.
Preble County, Ohio is made up of twelve townships including Jefferson Township, Jackson Township, Dixon Township, Israel Township, Monroe Township, Washington Township, Gasper Township, Somers Township, Harrison Township, Gasper Township, Lanier Township and Gratis Township.
Nearby major cities include Richmond, Indiana, Hamilton, Ohio, Dayton, Ohio for shopping malls, chain restaurants and entertainment.