Preble County

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Preble County, Ohio

101 E Main St
Eaton, OH 45320
Phone: (937) 456-8143
Fax: (937) 456-8114
www.prebco.org

On the southwestern border of OH, west of Dayton; organized Mar 1, 1808 from Montgomery and Butler counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Edward Preble (1761-1807), commander of the U.S.S Constitution, which bombarded Tripoli in 1804 during the war against the Barbary pirates.

Area (sq mi):: 426.33 (land 424.80; water 1.52) Population per square mile: 100.10
Population 2005: 42,527 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 42,337 (White 98.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,444; median household $42,093; Population below poverty level: 6.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,867-$24,015
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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For this study, landscape structure and nutrient (N, P) budgets were compared in seven first-order basins of Marshall's Branch watershed, Preble County, OH. Row crops were the dominant land use in all basins.
The Upper Four Mile Creek watershed in Preble County, OH, is an intensive agricultural landscape.
Marshall's Branch is a 13 km2 tributary watershed of Upper Four Mile Creek located in Preble County, OH (Fig.