Oxford Township, Henry County, Illinois

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Oxford Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
Henry County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°11′40″N 90°22′43″W / 41.19444°N 90.37861°W / 41.19444; -90.37861Coordinates: 41°11′40″N 90°22′43″W / 41.19444°N 90.37861°W / 41.19444; -90.37861
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyHenry
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
Area
 • Total35.61 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land35.56 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,175
 • Density34.1/sq mi (13.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61262, 61413, 61465, 61468
FIPS code17-073-57108

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.[2]

Geography[edit]

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.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

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

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Crescent Lake
  • Skona Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,175[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Alwood Community Unit School District 225

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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