Oxford Mills, Iowa

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Oxford Mills, Iowa
Oxford Mills is located in Iowa
Oxford Mills
Oxford Mills
Oxford Mills is located in the United States
Oxford Mills
Oxford Mills
Coordinates: 41°58′13″N 90°57′36″W / 41.97028°N 90.96000°W / 41.97028; -90.96000Coordinates: 41°58′13″N 90°57′36″W / 41.97028°N 90.96000°W / 41.97028; -90.96000
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyJones
Elevation
738 ft (225 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID459978[1]

Oxford Mills is an unincorporated community in Jones County, Iowa, United States. Oxford Mills is located on the Wapsipinicon River south of Oxford Junction.

History[edit]

Oxford Mills was the first settlement in Oxford Township. It was named after a gristmill built there in 1857.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Corbit, Robert McClain (1910). History of Jones County, Iowa: Past and Present, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 500.