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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 Columbus, Ohio as well as Richmond and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Preble County is filled with a unique mix of small businesses, agriculture and state-of-the art manufacturing. Nearly three quarters of Preble County is farm land and it consistently ranks in the Top 10 in hog and corn production for the state of Ohio. The communities remain small and the atmosphere is pleasantly rural with a touch of small town charm.

There are 17 public schools in the county's five school districts, which provide primary and secondary education to nearly 8,000 school-aged children. Preble County is home to a branch campus of Edison State Community College. Several colleges and universities located nearby provide higher education, including Miami University, Wright State University, Indiana University East, Earlham College, University of Dayton, and Sinclair Community College.

Live Here!

Preble County, Ohio is a great place to raise your family. From New Paris to Gratis, Lewisburg to Eaton; from Camden to West Alexandria and 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 Contact the Chamber or the Preble County CVB for additional information on Preble County.

Work Here!

Preble County is home to large and small businesses. The manufacturing sector is strong in Preble County and includes companies which do business across the globe... TimkenSteel, Silfex, Bullen Ultrasonics, DuPont, Lewiburg Container, Pratt Industries, Neaton, Parker Haniffin and Henny Penny are a few of the larger companies which make up a 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.

Play Here!

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 and hiking trails to 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 manage 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 historic covered bridges located throughout the county for you to tour.

There is a lot to do in Preble County.... For additional information visit


Volunteer Opportunities

PREBLE COUNTY CASA: The Preble County CASA Program is a network of local volunteers who serve as the voice of children who have been abused or neglected. These dedicated volunteers meet with the children and advocate for their best interest in Juvenile Court proceedings. To find out more about this unique volunteer opportunity, please contact Mary Warrick at 937-456-2885 or visit

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