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      Eaton is a city located in Southwest Ohio that offers its residents a variety of activities and events with a small town charm. Eaton provides a mix of both family and commercial businesses that supply locals with easy access to essentials and entertainment.

      Eaton is located north of Cincinnati and west of Dayton, with highway access to both cities.

      Climate & Geography

      Being in the Midwest, Eaton experiences all four seasons. The summers are warm and sunny, and the winters are colder and wetter.

      Eaton, like much of Southwest Ohio, has mostly low lying land, with Seven Mile Creek running through the city.

      Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

      Eaton offers an array of activities for residents looking to get out of the house. Fort Saint Clair State Park presents visitors with nature paths and wide open space complete with picnic tables, a fireplace, and grill. Whispering Christmas at Fort Saint Clair decorates the park with a lights display during the winter months. 

      Safari Junction is another popular option for those looking to get outdoors. The local zoo allows visitors to interact with animals from countries all over the world.

      Olde Schoolhouse Vineyard & Winery is a renovated vintage schoolhouse. Live music events are held throughout the year, providing locals with a place to relax and enjoy wine straight from their vineyard.

      Every September, Eaton hosts the Preble County Pork Festival, a popular event for local communities to get together for a weekend of food and fun.

      Cost of Living & Taxes

      The overall cost of living in Eaton is lower than both the state and national averages. Sales tax is average in the United States, at 7.25 percent. Median home cost is lower than the state and national averages, and Social Security is not taxed in Ohio. Income tax in Ohio can vary from 1.98 percent to 4.997 percent.

      Health Care

      Both Ohio and Cincinnati are ranked on the lower end of average on Gallup’s Well-Being Index.

      There are no hospitals in Eaton, however, Preble County Medical Center is located in Eaton. Miami Valley Hospital, ranked No. 6 in the state, is 25 miles away from Eaton.

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