Preble County, Ohio

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Preble County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,270.[1] The county seat is Eaton.[2] The county was formed on February 15, 1808 from portions of Butler and Montgomery counties. It is named for Edward Preble, a naval officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War and against the Barbary Pirates.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Preble County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Archived from the original on 2006-04-24. Retrieved 2007-04-28.