Preble County has you covered!

Eight historical covered bridges highlight your trip to Preble County, Ohio, an area rich in agricultural heritage with picturesque prairies, rolling hills, and wetlands. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets past this scenery to bookend your days. Family fun and adventure is plentiful with festivals and events for many occasions, as well as parks, camping, hunting, and fishing.


Located in southwest Ohio along Interstate 70 with easy access to Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis, big city attractions aren't far away, either. With so much to do in and around Preble County, there's something for everyone!


Upcoming events...

Buckeye Bridge Ride

Starts at Eaton High School

June 25

Registration starts at 6:29 a.m. and closes at 10 a.m. for this annual bicycle tour of Preble County's eight covered bridges. The start is open staggered, but if you want to ride in a group, there's a group start at 7 a.m.

Ride the loop twice to notch a century ride.

Independence Day

Preble County Historical Society

July 3

A nearly full-day celebration begins at 3 p.m. with Cincinnati Circus trapeze and strolling magicians, animals from Wild Hearts Zoo, games, face painting, and more!

Music from Eaton Community Band and Chorus. At 6 p.m., the 2016 Sara Swartsel Hall of Honor inductees will be recognized on the amphitheater stage, and after dark, catch one of the top fireworks shows in the area, sponsored by Reid Health.

4th of July Celebration

West Alexandria

July 4

The West Alexandria Celebration Committee fundraises all year for the village's 4th of July celebration and fireworks.

The town lights up with a lighted parade at 9:30 p.m. before the big show at 10 p.m. at the Twin Valley South High School parking lot.


P.O. Box 604

Eaton, Ohio 45320

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