West Alexandria Ohio — A Town Of Contrasts
West Alexandria, Ohio, founded in 1836, is a small community with a population of less than 1400 people.
Located west of Dayton Ohio and east of Eaton OH in Preble County on State Route 35, it is just:
- 6.9 miles from Eaton, Ohio
- 7.2 miles from Lewisburg, Ohio
- 11.2 miles from Camden, Ohio
- 25 miles from Dayton, Ohio
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The village and the residents of its outlying townships have seen the recent construction of a state-of-the-art school facility which houses grades K-12 inside the village limits. Enter “Twin Valley Community Local School District” to get a detailed report card on the schools in West Alexandria.
The village’s largest manufacturing facility is Rohm & Haas, located on Electric Street, employing approximately 80 persons.
Industries providing employment are:
- Manufacturing (26.3%)
- Educational,health and social services (17.8%)
- Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).
Homes In West Alexandria, Ohio
The average cost of a home around West Alexandria, Ohio is $128,392. Although most homes are older, averaging 55 years in age, new homes in West Alexandria Ohio can be found.
If you are looking for room to breathe, West Alexandria’s average lot size of 3.36 acres offers plenty of space to get away from your neighbors.
Most of the newer housing development has occurred on the west side of the village even though some construction has taken place on the northeastern side.
Local Activities Abound
West Alexandria is an active community, with lots of activities for any age or interest.
The village is home to several traditional events held annually, which include:
Music, food and crafts are always main attractions at the event, which opens with classic German music performed from inside the gazebo at the park.
Country Cloggers – Also drawing a large crowd are the country cloggers and two-steppers. These local groups entertain the crowd on an outdoor stage as contemporary country music and classics are played while dancers perform.
Antique Car Run – The second day of the festival always brings out antique car lovers as the Antique Car Run begins its trek through the county on Sunday afternoon. Car lovers can also enjoy other classic vehicles on Saturday as cars throughout the area are lined up along the back of the park for spectators to enjoy.
Located on East Dayton Street. Santa’s Villa is opened early in December and visitors can enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas near the village’s Peace Park.
In the Christmas tradition, the village also hosts an Old-Fashioned Christmas in November. The event includes not only a visit from Santa at the village building but also decorations and an open house, which will allow residents to visit all the various village departments.
Heaven’s Corner Wildlife Sanctuary & Zoo
Adults and kids alike will enjoy Heaven’s Corner Wildlife Sanctuary & Zoo, located just outside of West Alexandria.
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Small Town Living – Many Advantages
There are a lot of advantages to living in a small town. Compared to the state of Ohio as a whole, West Alexandria’s
Unemployed rate is significantly below the state average.
Population density is below the state average for cities.
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