New Paris Ohio
New Paris, is a small community, founded in 1832, with a population of less than 2000 people.
Part of the charm of New Paris comes from its size and location. Nestled in a pretty valley among rolling hills, it is small enough to know your neighbors and large enough to provide community services.
New Paris has its own water and sewage systems. It has a Post Office with village and rural carriers, a branch of the Preble County District Library, and a volunteer fire department and emergency squad which is part of the PREBLE COUNTY enhanced 911 program.
Located northwest of Eaton Ohio in Preble County on State Route 320, it is just:
- 6.9 miles from Richmond, Indiana
- 8.8 miles from Eldorado, Ohio
- 12.1 miles from West Manchester, Ohio
- 13.3 miles from Eaton, Ohio
- 25 miles from Oxford, Ohio
- 44 miles from Dayton, Ohio
For more information about New Paris, visit the official New Paris Chamber of Commerce’s Web site.
Enter “National Trail Local School District” to get a detailed report card on the schools in New Paris.
Industries providing employment are:
- Manufacturing (28.5%)
- Educational,health and social services (23.5%)
Homes In New Paris, Ohio
The average cost of a home in the village is $135, 503. Although most homes are older, averaging 60 years in age, new homes in New Paris can be found.
If you are looking for room to breathe, New Paris’ average lot size of 9.17 acres offers plenty of space to get away from your neighbors.
Interesting Facts About New Paris and Preble County
- The Christmas song “Up On the House Top” was written in the village, in 1864 by the Reverend Benjamin Hanby.
- Preble County is located in the heart of the old Northwest Territory. General Arthur St. Clair marched through this area in 1791 on his way to the Maumee River where he was defeated by Chief Little Turtle of the Miami.
- Annie Oakley was born on a small farm outside of Greenville in 1860.
- The historic National Road, which is known today as U.S. Rt. 40 is near New Paris. The road was created by an act of Congress in 1806, and signed into law by Thomas Jefferson
- This small town, is just east of Richmond, Indiana
- Preble County, Ohio, has seven covered bridges of which six are still used (Roberts Bridge is used occasionally).
- The Preble County Fairgrounds hosts the famous Preble County Pork Festival the third weekend of September every year.
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, New Paris’
- Unemployed rate is significantly below the state average.
- Population density is below the state average for cities.
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