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
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[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]


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

Major highways[edit]


  • Crescent Lake
  • Skona Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Alwood Community Unit School District 225

Political districts[edit]



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