Preble County is located in heart of the Midwest in southwest Ohio along the Indiana border on I-70. This outstanding location allows easy access to Dayton, Cincinnati and Columubs Ohio as well as Richmond and Indianapolis, Indiana.
Preble County is filled with a unique mix of small business, agriculture and state of the art manufacturing. Nearly three quarters of Preble County is farmland and it consistently ranks in the Top 10 in hog and corn production for the state of Ohio. The communities remain small and the atomosphere is pleasantly rural with a touch of small town charme.
There are 18 public schools in the county's five school districts, which provide primary and secondary education to nearly 8,000 school-aged children. Several colleges and universities located nearby provide higher education, including Miami University, Wright State University, Earlham College, University of Dayton, and Sinclair Community College.
Preble County, Ohio is a great place to raise your family. From New Paris to Gratis to Lewisburg to Eaton and from Camden to West Alexandria to Lakengren to West Manchester... you will find that small town midwestern charm you are looking for right here in Preble County, Ohio! You can search for home sales in Preble County on www.zillow.com. Contact the Chamber or the Preble County CVB for additional information on Preble County.
Preble County is home to large and small businesses. The manufacturing sector is strong in Preble County and includes companies that do business accross the globe... TimkenSteel, Silfex, Bullen Ultrasonic, Dow Chemical, Lewiburg Container, Pratt Industries, Neaton, Parker Hanifen and Henny Penny are a few of the larger companies that make up large part of the workforce. From small retail shops to fortune 500 companies Preble County is a great place to work and start a business.
At the base of the county is Hueston Woods State Park. Know throughout the region as one of Ohio's finest state parks, Hueston Woods is located in College Corner and offers everything from rustic camping, hiking trails and a beautiful modern resort complete with an 18 hole championship golf, course as well as indoor and outdoor pools.
Preble County is filled with great parks, nature centers, walking paths, picnic areas and hiking trails. The Preble County Park District was established in 2003 and has a mission to create, preserve, protect and manange a system of parks, nature preserves, green space, and outdoor facilities to be held in public ownership with a focus on local, natural, historical, and cultural resources maintained for the enjoyment of the present and future generations.
Covered Bridge Tour - There are 8 remaining covered bridges that are located throughout the county for you to tour. Each June you can enjoy the Bridges, Bikes and Blues event. This event has a tour of all 8 bridges and includes live music, great food, cold beer and yes lots of motorcycles!
There is lots to do in Preble County.... For additional information visit www.preblecountypassport.com