New Paris, Ohio, 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
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
Located northwest of Eaton Ohio in Preble County on State
Route 320, it is just:
The average cost of a home around New Paris, Ohio is
$135, 503. Although
most homes are older, averaging 60 years in age, new homes
in New Paris Ohio 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
Interesting Facts About New paris Ohio and Preble County
The Christmas song "Up On the
House Top" was written in New Paris, Ohio, 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
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
by Thomas Jefferson
New Paris, Ohio, 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
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'
is significantly below the state average.
Population density is below the state average