The Village of Continental, Ohio is located in Monroe Township in Putnam County, which is located in Northwest Ohio. Norfolk-Southern Railroad and State Route 634 and State Route 613 run through the village.
The original plat of Maurice City was filed on June 15, 1886 by George Skinner for A. V. Rice. The village was named for Mary Rice, the Daughter of General Rice. In 1899, the name was changed to Continental. Several additions to the original plat have been added over the years. The official census figures of 2010 are a population of 1153, including 547 males and 606 females. There are 486 households, with an average household size of 2.37.