The selectable maps and aerial photographs further below show information related to New Paris, Ohio. New Paris is a village in Preble County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,629 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The area was in the tribal grounds of the Pottawatomi, Miami and Wyandot Indians.
The area south of the village called Cedar Springs was an early health spa.
New Paris became an incorporated village in 1832.
On April 30, 1865, a nine-car funeral train carrying Abraham Lincoln's body and about 300 mourners, stopped for memorial ceremonies at New Paris, one of many stops of the president's "national funeral" procession from Washington to Springfield, Illinois. New Paris as well as nearby Greenville, Ohio and Richmond, Indiana were selected for this honor because of strong Union support during the Civil War, and to avoid a route passing through the "Copperhead" (pro-South) hotbeds of Dayton and Cincinnati.
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New Paris is located at (39.855952, -84.794170).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of, of which, is land and is water.
The village is at the intersection of State Routes 121 and 320, north of Interstate 70.
New Paris is just east of the Indiana state line.
The village is heavily dominated by cornfields, a staple of this area of Ohio.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,629 people, 715 households, and 431 families residing in the village. The population density was . There were 788 housing units at an average density of . The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.
There were 715 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.7% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.87.
The median age in the village was 36.7 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 25.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
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