Oxford County, Ontario

What is Oxford County, Ontario known for?


Simcoe, Ontario

and received other patronage posts in the region. He was ahead of his time in proposing that local taxation be used to support education. In 1836, he was elected to represent the town of London (London, Ontario) in the Legislative Assembly. In later life, his influence declined possibly as a result of ill health. *Norfolk County (Norfolk County, Ontario) (Simcoe (Simcoe, Ontario)) *Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario) (Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario)) *Haldimand County ( Cayuga, Ontario


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, Lambton (Lambton County, Ontario), Kent (Kent County, Ontario), and Essex (Essex County, Ontario). Hincks was elected to the 1st Parliament of United Canada (1st Parliament of the Province of Canada) in 1841, representing Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario). In 1842, He was appointed inspector general of public accounts. In 1844, he became editor of a new newspaper in Montreal, the ''Pilot'', which supported Reformers (Reform Party (pre-Confederation)) in both Canada East

at University of Toronto. He then attended Knox College (Knox College, University of Toronto) and graduated with distinction in 1886. In 1792, he was elected to the 1st Parliament of Upper Canada representing Suffolk (Suffolk County, Ontario) & Essex (Essex County, Ontario). In 1796, he was elected in the 3rd riding of Lincoln (Lincoln County, Ontario). He became a member of the Executive Council of Upper Canada in 1796. In 1800, he was elected again to the Legislative

Assembly representing Norfolk (Norfolk County, Ontario), Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario). Smith was speaker for the Legislative Assembly from 1796 to 1801. - Norfolk (Norfolk County, Ontario), Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario) David William Smith (David William Smith (1764-1837)) - Speaker 1801-1804 - Norfolk (Norfolk County, Ontario), Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex


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), accomplished remarkable work in evangelism, education, publishing and medicine after arriving in Tamsui in 1872. Soon after arriving Mackay chose a piece of land on a hilltop in the Pao-tai-pu area of Tamsui, planned the design of the main building and personally supervised its construction. When the building, funded in large part by contributions from the residents of Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario) in Ontario, Canada, was completed in 1882, he named the school Oxford College


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never forgot his rural origins. Creighton, Donald. ''Harold Adams Innis: Portrait of a Scholar''. University of Toronto Press, pp. 8–9. His mother, Mary Adams Innis, had named him 'Herald', hoping he would become a minister in the strict evangelical Baptist faith that she and her husband William shared. At the time, the Baptist Church was an important part of life in rural areas. It gave isolated families a sense of community and embodied the values of individualism

Cayuga ) The Tillsonburg Municipal Airport has the only paved runway in Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) and nearby Norfolk Counties (Norfolk County, Ontario). Goforth grew up on an Oxford County, Ontario farm, the seventh of eleven children. As a young man he taught school in Thamesford, Ontario (Zorra, Ontario). Hearing fellow-Oxford County native George Leslie Mackay, Presbyterian missionary to Taiwan, speak, he claimed to sense a call from God to go to China. He attended


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in 1850 with the implementation of the Baldwin Act. In 1855, Norwich Township in the county's southeast was divided into North and South townships to accommodate significant population levels in that area. Except for this adjustment, the township boundaries within the county remained intact until the late 20th century. On 1 January 1975, major revisions to Oxford County's structure took effect when the townships were reduced to the current five under an amalgamation. Three urban municipalities also remained, namely Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and Woodstock. Today's county boundaries also show slight adjustments to include the urban areas of Tavistock in the north and of Tillsonburg in the south. right 250px thumb Old Order Mennonite Resident of Oxford County (Image:Mennonite and carriage publ.jpg) Image:OxfordCounty-1855.png Townships from 1855 to 1975, with selected communities in blue. Image:OxfordCounty-1975.png Oxford County municipal boundaries today, as established in 1975. Demographics from Woodstock.


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image_map Map of Ontario OXFORD.svg mapsize 280px map_caption Map showing Oxford County location in Ontario coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_region CA-ON subdivision_type Country subdivision_type1 Province (Provinces and territories of Canada) subdivision_name leader_title Chair Governing Body leader_name

.statcan.ca census-recensement 2011 dp-pd prof details page.cfm?Lang E&Geo1 CD&Code1 3532&Geo2 PR&Code2 35&Data Count&SearchText Oxford&SearchType Begins&SearchPR 01&B1 All&Custom &TABID 1 title Oxford County census profile publisher Statistics Canada work 2011 Census of Population (Canada 2011 Census) accessdate 2012-03-27 population_metro population_urban population_density_km2 51.8 timezone Eastern

(EST) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST Eastern (EDT) utc_offset_DST -4 latd 42 latm 58 latNS N longd 80 longm 48 longEW W elevation_m website www.county.oxford.on.ca footnotes '''Oxford County''' is a regional municipality of the Canadian (Canada) province (Provinces and territories of Canada) of Ontario, located in the Southwestern Ontario Southwestern


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), accomplished remarkable work in evangelism, education, publishing and medicine after arriving in Tamsui in 1872. Soon after arriving Mackay chose a piece of land on a hilltop in the Pao-tai-pu area of Tamsui, planned the design of the main building and personally supervised its construction. When the building, funded in large part by contributions from the residents of Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario) in Ontario, Canada, was completed in 1882, he named the school Oxford College


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County, Ontario Oxford Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario) browse Ingersoll immigrated to Upper Canada after hearing about the availability of land there for new settlers. In 1793, he obtained a land grant of 66,000 acres (267 km²) in Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario) from Governor John Graves Simcoe. He


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, Oxford County has a regional-level police force, titled the Woodstock Police Service. However, a few communities such as Ingersoll, Norwich and Tillsonburg are patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Oxford detachment, with Ingersoll formerly having its own independent police service for many years before merging with the OPP.amp;title Police%20Services www.cooloxford.ca Recently


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Province of Canada . In 1842, he became warden for the Brock District (Oxford County, Ontario). In 1812, he was elected to the 6th Parliament of Upper Canada representing Oxford (Oxford County, Ontario) & Middlesex (Middlesex County, Ontario). He represented the area until 1824 and then again from 1830 to 1834. In 1813, he was appointed justice of the peace. Burwell benefited from his close ties as friend and employee of Thomas Talbot (Upper Canada) Thomas Talbot

Oxford County, Ontario

'''Oxford County''' is a regional municipality of the Canadian (Canada) province (Provinces and territories of Canada) of Ontario, located in the Southwestern (Southwestern Ontario) portion of the province. The regional seat is in Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario). Oxford County has functioned as a regional municipality since 2001, despite still containing the word ''county'' in its official title. It comprises a single Statistics Canada census division.

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