Camden is a village here in Preble County. This village was established in 1818. Camden is the hub of a rural community, serving the needs of both village residents and our outlying neighbors who farm thousands of acres of fertile fields. Camden is proud of its mostly rural heritage and our citizens help nurture that heritage with involvement in community improvement projects, youth sports programs, civic groups, schools, and diverse religious groups. (On the Web)
City of Eaton
The City of Eaton was founded in 1806 by William Bruce. Eaton is geographically located in the center of Preble County, Ohio, 35 miles west of Dayton, Ohio and 18 miles southeast of Richmond, Indiana and six south of Interstate 70. Eaton is the county seat of Preble County and is the center of activity associated with agriculture and manufacturing. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Eaton was 8,404. (On the Web)
College Corner is a village in Preble County. This village is in both Preble and Butler county. They are settled in the Ohio and Indiana state line. The public school district is located in Indiana. College Corner was settled in 1811 and takes its name from its position in the northwestern corner of the College Township. This village is just minutes down the road from Miami University. College Corner is a small rural community with breathtaking views!
Eldorado is a village in Preble County. The population is around 500 people. This community is a smaller rural community here in Preble County. Although the community is small, they have so much to offer. You can stop by Suds to get some yummy food or visit the library. They also have a park as you are leaving town with a wonderful playground set up for the whole family to enjoy.
Gratis is a village in Preble County. Gratis was originally founded in 1817 with the name of Winchester. By 1901 the name was changed over to Gratis to represent the township that they are in. Gratis is full of history. The library and park are both named after two important figures to the community. Gratis also has a beautiful covered bridge near the park. Children that live in Gratis attend Preble Shawnee local school. This community is small but has so much history behind it!
Lake Lakengren is a small community nestled in Preble County. The enchanting community was built in 1969 and has been a vibrant social community ever since. Fun activities are enjoyed by all ages, year-round. Lake Lakengren is more than 230 acres of water. The picturesque lake is perfect for all types of water sports and activities – boating, skiing, wakeboarding, surfing, tubing, jet skiing, and fishing are enjoyed here. In addition to the lake, the community boasts a wide array of amenities that provide a wealth of opportunities for fun, family living.
New Paris is a village in Preble County. New Paris is truly a "Village for All Seasons." A fun-filled destination amidst a number of larger metropolitan areas. Visitors will discover why settlers admired this tract of land in the valley beside the East Fork of the White Water River.
Verona is a village in Preble County. It is also apart of Montgomery County. Verona is also minutes away from Darke County. Verona has around 500 people living in their community. This village also has its own little coffee shop called Bank House Café. They serve more than just coffee; their food is amazing! If you ever travel through Verona, you should stop by. Verona is a small Village, but the sights are beautiful!
Village of Lewisburg
Lewisburg is a village here in Preble County. It was founded in 1818. The current village incorporates two prior villages, the original Lewisburg and Euphemia, which merged in 1916. Lewisburg is home of major businesses such as Parker Hannifin Corporation, Promivi North America Inc., and Lewisburg Container. Lewisburg is not only a great geographic location. We also have top-notch schools, park system, library, churches, community and business support, and much more. (On the Web)
West Alexandria is a village in Preble County. the village of West Alexandria began in 1836 and is full of interesting history. The village has organizations dedicated to making the area a better place to live, Alpha Kappa Sorority, Coterie Club, Kiwanis, and Lions. There are a number of factories in town. Dayton Chemical, housed in the old traction buildings, has evolved into Rohm & Hass. Rexarc International began as Sight Feed Generator, Carlisle Engineering, Hardin Industries, and Cleary Machine Shop. West Alexandria is continuing to flourish. (On the Web)
West Elkton is a village here in Preble County. It is in the southern part of Preble County. 503 runs right through West Elkton! This village was established in 1848. West Elton is home of over 200 people, as well as three churches and one school. West Elkton’s community is very close. They hold a variety of community events and are actively involved with the school districts.
West Manchester is a village here in Preble County. It is in the north part of Preble County on State Route 127. It is also just minutes away from Darke County. The National Trail Local School District serves students that live in West Manchester. There currently are 475 people living in West Manchester! The town favorite of West Manchester is the local ice cream shop called the Dari Freeze, if you ever are in the area it is a must-have!