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Oxford

Summary    
City/Town Name:
Oxford
State:
Connecticut
County:
New Haven County
Probate District:
22
Year Established:
1798
Year Incorporated:
Form of Government:
Board of Selectmen - Town Meeting
Town Hall Address:
Town Hall
486 Oxford Road
Oxford, CT 06478
Phone: (203) 888-2543 x 3024
9:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Thursday
Monday & Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Closed Fridays
Web Address:
www.oxford-ct.gov/

History Brief:
This area was originally part of Derby. The settlement began about 1680 and that section was known as the Quaker Farms. In May 1741, the Parish of Oxford was established and was made the town of Oxford in October 1798. Town vital records begin 1798. Barbour collection records cover 1798-1850.
   
Other City Names (0)
No Data Available.
 
Settled From (1)
Town Name:Derby
 
Population (6)
Year:1910
Population:1020

Year:1920
Population:998

Year:1930
Population:1141

Year:1940
Population:1375

Year:1950
Population:2031

Year:2000
Population:9821
 
Founding Families (0)
No Data Available.
 
Cemeteries (9)
Name:Brookside Cemetery
Location:30 Edmonds Road, Oxford, cT 06478

Name:Congregational Church Cemetery
Location:Governor's Hill Road, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Hillside Cemetery
Location:45 Captain Wooster Road, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Jack's Hill Cemetery
Location:7 North Larkey Road, Oxford, cT 06478

Name:Quaker Farms Cemetery #1
Location:Upper Quaker Farms

Name:Quaker Farms Cemetery #2
Location:Lower Quaker Farms, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Riverside Cemetery
Location:Freeman Road, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Southford Cemetery
Location:Litchfield Turnpike, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:St. Peter Roman Catholic Cemetery
Location:Governor's Hill Road, Oxford, CT 06478
 
Churches (9)
Name:Christ Church (203) 888-4936
Location:470 Quaker Farms Road, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Church of Christ-LDS (203) 723-0741
Location:24 Old State Road 67, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Cornerstone Assembly of God (203) 881-3232
Location:656 Oxford, Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:cornerstonect.org

Name:Inmanuel Lutheran Church (203) 888-4713
Location:25 Great Hill Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.inmunel-oxford.org

Name:Oxford United Church of Christ (203) 888-6486
Location:3 Academy Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.oxforducc.org

Name:St. Peter's Episcopel Church (203) 888-5279
Location:1 Dutton Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.stpeterofoxford.org

Name:St. Thomas the Apostle (203) 888-2382
Location:733 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk (203) 888-3953
Location:630 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478

Name:Woodland Christian Church (203) 888-3663
Location:63 Ancient Highway, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.woodlandcoc.org
 
Monuments (0)
No Data Available.
 
Communities (28)
Name:Bee Mountain

Name:Bowers Hill

Name:Cedar Lane

Name:Charter Oak

Name:Chestnut Hill Manor

Name:Chestnut Tree Hill

Name:Eastview Acres

Name:Gerat Hill

Name:Good Hill

Name:Governor's Hill

Name:Hogs Back

Name:Hull's Hill

Name:Hunter's Mountain

Name:Jack's Hill

Name:Jackson's Cove

Name:Meadowbrook

Name:Moose Hill

Name:Oak Hill Estates

Name:Oxford Airport District

Name:Pisgah Mountain

Name:Quaker Farms

Name:Red City

Name:Riverside

Name:Rock House Hill

Name:Toby's Rock Mountain

Name:Towantic

Name:Westview Acres

Name:Zoar Bridge
 
Historical Locations (0)
No Data Available.
 
Notable Citizens (0)
No Data Available.
 
Newspapers (1)
Name:Invoices News Weekly (203) 263-2116
Type:Contemporary
Location:P.O. Box 383, Southbury, CT 06488
Website:www.zwire.com
 
Schools (4)
Name:Great Oak Middle School 6-8 (203) 888-6492
Type:Middle School
Location:50 Great Oak Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.oxfordpublicschools.org/gms/

Name:Oxford Center School 3-5 (203) 888-6492
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:462 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.oxfordpublicschools.org/ocs/

Name:Oxford High School 9-12 (203) 888-2468
Type:High School
Location:61 Quaker Farms Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.oxfordpublicschools.org/ohs/

Name:Quaker Farms Schools K-2 (203) 888-5842
Type:Grammar/Elementary
Location:30 Great Oak Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.oxfordpublicschools.org/gfs/
 
Libraries (1)
Name:Oxford Public Library (203) 888-6944
Type:Current
Location:486 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478
Website:www.biblio.org/oxford/
 
Published Histories (3)
Name:History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut
Author:William Cothren
Date Published:1854
Publisher:Bronson Brothers
Description:Full Title: History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut, from the First Indian Deed in 1659 to 1854, Including the Present Towns of Washington, Southbury, Bethlehem, Roxbury, and a Part of Oxford and Middlebury

Name:History of Oxford, 2 Volumes
Author:William Carvosso Sharpe
Date Published:1885
Publisher:Record Print

Name:History of Waterbury, Connecticut
Author:Henry Bronson
Date Published:1858
Publisher:Bronson Brothers
Description:Full Title: History of Waterbury,Connecticut, The Original Township Embracing Present Watertown and Plymouth, and Parts of Oxford, Wolcott, Middlebury, Prospect and Naugatuck, with an Appendix of Biography, Genealogy and Statistics
 
Genealogy Websites (4)
Website Name:Gen Web Project
Website Address:www.geocities.com/TheTropics/1926/oxford.html

Website Name:Oxford Historical Society
Website Address:www.oxford-historical-society.org

Website Name:Oxford Historical Society
Website Address:www.oxfordpast.net/nameindex.html

Website Name:Oxford Historical Society
Website Address:www.our-oxford.info/
 
Historic Timeline (0)
No Data Available.
 
Town Historian (2)
Name:Contact the:
Contact Data:Oxford Historical Society
P.O. Box 582
Oxford, CT 06478
www.oxford-historical-society.org

Name:Dorothy A. DeBisschop
Contact Data:234 Chestnut Tree Hill Road
Oxford, CT 06478
 
Vital Records (1)
Birth:1798 - Present - Earlier birth, marriage
Marriage:1798 - Present - and death records may
Death:1798 - Present - be found in Derby
 





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