Oxford County

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Oxford County, Maine

PO Box 179
South Paris, ME 04281
Phone: (207) 743-6359
Fax: (207) 743-1545

On western border of ME and NH, west of Lewiston; organized Mar 4, 1805 (prior to starthood) from York and Cumberland counties. Name Origin: For Oxford, MA; named by David Leonard, an early settler who came from there

Area (sq mi):: 2175.26 (land 2078.00; water 97.26) Population per square mile: 27.30
Population 2005: 56,628 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 4.10% Population 2000: 54,755 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,945; median household $33,435; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,427-$24,166
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 25.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Execulink Telecom has been servicing Oxford County for over 100 years.
In 1968, Oxford City Police, along with Oxford County and two other local constabularies, ceased to exist when they were merged into Thames Valley (Morse fans will recognise that name, for sure).
The surveys were conducted in Coos and Grafton counties in New Hampshire, Oxford County in Maine and Essex County in Vermont.
Brant is working with the Region of Waterloo and the Oxford County to develop a corridor from Highway 401 to Highway 403.
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The carer was later sacked and the privately run home where girls were placed by Oxford County Council was closed down.
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District Judge Michael Payne granted a possession order to the MoD at a hearing in Oxford county court, calling his role "a very incongenial duty".
However, as the engagement was taking place in Oxford County, Bostwick assumed overall command.
Yesterday at Oxford County Court his legal counsel argued the racecourse should have recognised the post as a potential hazard to horses and riders as the 39-year-old Hide, who after surgery returned to the saddle briefly, began a claim for compensation for injuries and financial losses sustained as a result of the incident during a novice handicap hurdle in 2006.
In June, Glen Stott spoke on the Oxford County involvement in the War of 1812.

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