Community Profiles

Preble County is the sum of our towns, adding up to an exceptional place to live, work, and play. Located near the Crossroads of America, our affordability, low taxes, less traffic congestion, and small-town charm make us a smart choice.

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Located just 45 minutes outside of Dayton, Camden brims with charm, history, and community support. Camden Comeback — a nonprofit organization dedicated to the town's revitalization and community — plans activities and events and supports businesses and organizations to grow a sense of community. Leaders have an eye on economic development: supporting existing Camden businesses and organizations and fostering new businesses, entrepreneurial thinking, and events that promote smart growth. Camden’s Black Walnut Festival is one of the best in the southwest Ohio area, drawing more than 175 vendors and about 8,000–10,000 visitors each day....Learn More »
Eaton Main Photo


Centrally located, Eaton — just five miles south of Interstate 70 and 40 minutes outside of Dayton — serves as the county seat for rural Preble County and is home to the famous Preble County Fair. Eaton strives to maintain its small-town feel as it grows into a more urban community with a blend of diverse commerce, industry, and agriculture. With its historic downtown, Eaton has affordable housing, newer school facilities, an Edison State Community College branch location, plenty of recreational areas and activities, and charm....Learn More »
Lewisburg Main Photo


The Village of Lewisburg is community focused with small-town charm. Visit their covered bridges, walking trails, sprayground, community park, antique stores, and thriving businesses. Home to the haunted caves and rich history, Lewisburg strives to meet the expectations of its residents and visitors....Learn More »
New Paris Main Photo

New Paris

Nestled in a valley surrounded by rolling hills, the Village of New Paris is the “Gateway to Ohio.” Located in the northwest corner of Preble County, it is the first town to the east of the Indiana border. New Paris is known for its Applefest, Quiet Harmony Ranch, antiquing, and community spirit. New Paris is the perfect place to raise a family and get to know your neighbors....Learn More »