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Oxford Town

Oxford Town Hall is located at 20 LaFayette Park, Oxford NY 13830; phone: 607-843-6222.

Beginnings [1]

Oxford was formed in 1793. Guilford was taken off in 1813 and part of Coventry in 1813. The Chenango River flows southwest through the western part in a valley averaging about 1 mile wide. The first settlement was made in 1790 by Benjamin Hovey. The first preacher was Reverend Uri Tracy (Presbyterian) in 1792.

  1. French, J. H., Gazetteer of the State of New York, 1860, R. Pearsall Smith, Syracuse NY
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