Oxford, Missouri

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Oxford, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Oxford, Missouri is located in Missouri
Oxford, Missouri
Oxford, Missouri
Coordinates: 40°25′16″N 94°32′26″W / 40.42111°N 94.54056°W / 40.42111; -94.54056Coordinates: 40°25′16″N 94°32′26″W / 40.42111°N 94.54056°W / 40.42111; -94.54056
Country United States
State Missouri
County Worth
Elevation 994 ft (303 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 660
GNIS feature ID 730172[1]

Oxford is an unincorporated community in Worth County, Missouri, United States. Oxford is southwest of Grant City and west of Worth.

Old variant names were "West Point" and "Rose Hill".[2] A post office called Oxford was established in 1861, and remained in operation until 1905.[3] The present name is after Oxford, in England.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Worth County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  4. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 29.