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Oxford County, Maine
Seal of Oxford County, Maine
Seal (Detail)
Map of Maine highlighting Oxford County
Location in the state of Maine
Formed 1805
Seat South Paris
Area
 - Total
 - Water

5,634 km² (2,175 mi²)
252 km² (97 mi²) 4.47% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

54,755
10/km² 
Official Website
www.oxfordcounty.org

Oxford County is a county located in the state of Maine. As of 2000, the population is 54,755. Its county seat is South Paris6. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Oxford_County_seal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Map_of_Maine_highlighting_Oxford_County. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... South Paris is a census-designated place located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Jump to: navigation, search A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Jump to: navigation, search Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Jump to: navigation, search Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Jump to: navigation, search A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci (D) Senators Olympia Snowe (R) Susan Collins (R) Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... South Paris is a census-designated place located in Oxford County, Maine. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,634 km² (2,175 mi²). 5,382 km² (2,078 mi²) of it is land and 252 km² (97 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.47% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Jump to: navigation, search A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Adjacent counties

Franklin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Androscoggin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of New Hampshire. ... Jump to: navigation, search Coos County (pronounced CO-ahss with two syllables, and sometimes rendered as Coös County) is a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire, including the whole of the states northern panhandle. ... Le Granit (Granite) is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of eastern Quebec, Canada. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 54,755 people, 22,314 households, and 15,173 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (26/mi²). There are 32,295 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.25% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.53% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 22,314 households out of which 30.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.10% are married couples living together, 9.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% are non-families. 25.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.87. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $33,435, and the median income for a family is $39,794. Males have a median income of $30,641 versus $21,233 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,945. 11.80% of the population and 8.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.80% of those under the age of 18 and 10.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Andover is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Monument to local veterans of the American Civil War in Bethel Bethel is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Brownfield is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Buckfield is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Byron is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Canton is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Dixfield is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Fryeburg is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Gilead is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Greenwood is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Hanover is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Hartford is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Hebron is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Hiram is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Lincoln is a plantation located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Lovell is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Magalloway is a plantation located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Newry is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Paris is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Porter is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Roxbury is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Paper mill along the river in Rumford Rumford is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... South Paris is a census-designated place located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Stoneham is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Stow is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Sumner is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Upton is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Waterford is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... West Paris is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Woodstock is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ...

Territories


South Oxford is an unorganized territory located in Oxford County, Maine. ... North Oxford is an unorganized territory located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Milton is an unorganized territory located in Oxford County, Maine. ...

Flag of Maine

State of Maine File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Jump to: navigation, search A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci (D) Senators Olympia Snowe (R) Susan Collins (R) Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ...

Capital:

Augusta Jump to: navigation, search Montgomery, Alabama Juneau, Alaska Phoenix, Arizona Little Rock, Arkansas Sacramento, California Denver, Colorado Hartford, Connecticut Dover, Delaware Tallahassee, Florida Atlanta, Georgia Honolulu, Hawaii Boise, Idaho Springfield, Illinois Indianapolis, Indiana Des Moines, Iowa Topeka, Kansas Frankfort, Kentucky Baton Rouge, Louisiana Augusta, Maine Annapolis, Maryland Boston, Massachusetts Lansing... Location in Maine Founded  -Incorporated  1754  {{{incorporated}}} County  Kennebec County Mayor  William E. Dowling Area  - Total  - Water  150. ...

Regions:

Down East | Maine Atlantic Coast | Maine Highlands | North Woods | Western Maine Mountains This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Down East is a New England geographical term that is applied in at least a couple of different ways. ... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... The Maine Highlands is a centrally located region that constitutes a large portion of the state of Maine. ... The North Woods is a broad region of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. ... The Western Maine Mountains region spans along most of the Maines western border with New Hampshire. ...

Largest cities:

Auburn | Augusta | Bangor | Bath | Belfast | Biddeford | Brewer | Caribou | Ellsworth | Houlton | Kittery | Lewiston | Millinocket | Old Orchard Beach | Old Town | Orono | Portland | Presque Isle | Rockland | Rumford | Saco | Sanford | South Portland | Topsham | Waterville | Westbrook Auburn is a city located in Androscoggin County, Maine. ... Location in Maine Founded  -Incorporated  1754  {{{incorporated}}} County  Kennebec County Mayor  William E. Dowling Area  - Total  - Water  150. ... Jump to: navigation, search Downtown Bangor Bangor is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. ... View uphill towards City Hall in Bath Bath is a city located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Seal of Belfast, ME Belfast is a city located in Waldo County, Maine. ... Biddeford City Hall, c. ... Brewer is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Caribou is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Jump to: navigation, search Ellsworth is a city located in Hancock County, Maine. ... Houlton is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, on the Canadian border, located at 46. ... Kittery is a town located in York County, Maine. ... Lewiston is Maines second-largest city, located in Androscoggin County. ... Millinocket is a mill town in Penobscot County, Maine, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,203. ... Jump to: navigation, search Pier at Old Orchard Beach Old Orchard Beach is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... Main Street in Old Town Old Town is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Orono is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Jump to: navigation, search Location in Cumberland County, Maine Founded Incorporated 1786   County Cumberland County Mayor Jill C. Duson Area  - Total  - Water 136. ... Presque Isle is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Rockland is a city located in Knox County, Maine. ... Paper mill along the river in Rumford Rumford is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Saco is a city located in York County, Maine. ... Sanford is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... South Portland is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Topsham is a town located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Jump to: navigation, search Waterville is a city located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... Westbrook is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ...

Counties:

Androscoggin | Aroostook | Cumberland | Franklin | Hancock | Kennebec | Knox | Lincoln | Oxford | Penobscot | Piscataquis | Sagadahoc | Somerset | Waldo | Washington | York List of Maine counties: Maine counties Androscoggin County: formed in 1854 from parts of Cumberland County, Kennebec County, Lincoln County, and Oxford County. ... Androscoggin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Location in the state of Maine Formed 1839 Seat Houlton Area  - Total  - Water 17,686 km² (6,829 mi²) 407 km² (157 mi²) 2. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Kennebec County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Penobscot County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Piscataquis County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Sagadahoc County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Waldo County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Oxford County, Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (370 words)
Oxford County is a county located in the state of Maine.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 27.80% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $33,435, and the median income for a family is $39,794.
Oxford County South Paris, Maine (Counties) (317 words)
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 54,288, an increase of 1,686 over the 1990 census.
Located in Oxford County, Maine, East Hiram is at an elevation of 528 feet and was established as...
Located in Oxford County, Maine, Middle Dam is at an elevation of 1460 feet and was established as...
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