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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*7 counties were created over the years:  
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*2 counties were created over the years:  
**Hancock 25 June 1789
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**Franklin 20 March 1838
**Washington 25 June 1789
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**Androscoggin 18 March 1854
**Kennebec 20 February 1799
 
**Waldo 7 February 1827
 
**Androscoggin 18 March 1854  
 
**Sagadahoc 4 April 1854
 
**Oxford 1 April 1860
 
  
 
=== Record Loss  ===
 
=== Record Loss  ===

Revision as of 05:18, 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

  • 2 counties were created over the years:
    • Franklin 20 March 1838
    • Androscoggin 18 March 1854

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