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Oxford Township, Henry County, Illinois


Oxford Township, Henry County, Illinois

Oxford Township

Location in Henry County

Henry County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Henry
Established November 4, 1856
 • Total 35.61 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land 35.56 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,213
 • Density 34.1/sq mi (13.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61262, 61413, 61465, 61468
GNIS feature ID 0429519

Oxford Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,213 and it contained 554 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.61 square miles (92.2 km2), of which 35.56 square miles (92.1 km2) (or 99.86%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages

Extinct towns

  • Oxford at

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)

Adjacent townships


The township contains these four cemeteries: Alpha, Oxford, Saint Johns and Summit Level.

Major highways

  • Interstate 74
  • U.S. Route 150
  • Illinois Route 17


  • Crescent Lake
  • Skona Lake

School districts

  • Alwood Community Unit School District 225

Political districts


  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

External links

  • Illinois State Archives
  • Township Officials of Illinois
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