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== [http://oxfordcounty.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://oxfordcounty.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
26 Western Avenue<br> South Paris, Maine 04281[[Image:Me-oxford.png|right|300px]]
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26 Western Avenue<br> South Paris, Maine 04281  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[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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[[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  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 05:10, 7 September 2008

United States > Maine > Oxford County
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County Courthouse

26 Western Avenue
South Paris, Maine 04281

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