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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Oxford County'' 
== History and Tidbits ==
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=== Cities ===
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== [http://oxfordcounty.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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26 Western Avenue<br> South Paris, Maine 04281[[Image:Me-oxford.png|right|300px]]
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History  ==
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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==== Parent County  ====
  
== Resources ==
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Created 19 June 1760 from York county
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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*7 counties were created over the years:
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**Hancock 25 June 1789
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**Washington 25 June 1789
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**Kennebec 20 February 1799
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**Waldo 7 February 1827
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**Androscoggin 18 March 1854
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**Sagadahoc 4 April 1854
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**Oxford 1 April 1860
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=== Record Loss  ===
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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*'''Towns''': Andover . Bethel . Brownfield . Buckfield . Byron . Canton . Denmark . Dixfield . Fryeburg . Gilead . Greenwood . Hanover . Hartford . Hebron . Hiram . Lovell . Mexico . Newry . Norway . Otisfield . Oxford . Paris . Peru . Porter . Roxbury . Rumford . Stoneham . Stow . Sumner . Sweden . Upton . Waterford . West Paris . Woodstock
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*'''Plantations''': Lincoln Plantation . Magalloway Plantation
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*'''Unorganized territories''': Milton . North Oxford . South Oxford
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*'''Communities''': Dixfield . Fryeburg . Mexico . Norway . Oxford . Rumford . South Paris
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*'''Villages''': Dickvale . North Waterford . Waterford Flat
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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[[Androscoggin_County,_Maine|Androscoggin ]]| [[Cumberland_County,_Maine|Cumberland ]]| [[Franklin county, maine|Franklin ]]| [[York_County,_Maine|York ]]| '''New Hampshire''' counties: [[Carroll_County,_New_Hampshire|Carroll ]]| [[Coos_County,_New_Hampshire|Coos ]]| [[Compton County, Quebec|Compton County]], Quebec
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~meoxford/ The Oxford County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/oxford/oxfiles.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Oxford County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183093&subject_disp=Maine%2C+Oxford&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Oxford County
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== References  ==
  
[[Portal:Maine]]
 
 
[[Category:Oxford_County,_Maine]]
 
[[Category:Oxford_County,_Maine]]

Revision as of 05:09, 7 September 2008

United States > Maine > Oxford County 

County Courthouse

26 Western Avenue
South Paris, Maine 04281
Me-oxford.png

History

Parent County

Created 19 June 1760 from York county

Boundary Changes

  • 7 counties were created over the years:
    • Hancock 25 June 1789
    • Washington 25 June 1789
    • Kennebec 20 February 1799
    • Waldo 7 February 1827
    • Androscoggin 18 March 1854
    • Sagadahoc 4 April 1854
    • Oxford 1 April 1860

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Towns: Andover . Bethel . Brownfield . Buckfield . Byron . Canton . Denmark . Dixfield . Fryeburg . Gilead . Greenwood . Hanover . Hartford . Hebron . Hiram . Lovell . Mexico . Newry . Norway . Otisfield . Oxford . Paris . Peru . Porter . Roxbury . Rumford . Stoneham . Stow . Sumner . Sweden . Upton . Waterford . West Paris . Woodstock
  • Plantations: Lincoln Plantation . Magalloway Plantation
  • Unorganized territories: Milton . North Oxford . South Oxford
  • Communities: Dixfield . Fryeburg . Mexico . Norway . Oxford . Rumford . South Paris
  • Villages: Dickvale . North Waterford . Waterford Flat

Neighboring Counties

Androscoggin | Cumberland | Franklin | York | New Hampshire counties: Carroll | Coos | Compton County, Quebec

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References