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The Town of Oxford
Located in Oak Grove Township, Oxford is home to nearly 1200 people. Founded in 1843, Oxford was home for the first Benton County Courthouse. Our brick-paved town square is home to the annual Farmer’s Market in the summer...Keep Reading
Many know us as "The Home of Dan Patch." But first...
The first settlers came to graze cattle on the lush prairie grasses. They built their houses among the groves of trees,
to protect themselves from the harsh winter environment, just as the Indians had done. They named the area White
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