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Oxford County, Maine

Oxford County is located in the state of Maine. The county was formed on March 4, 1805, from northerly portions of York and Cumberland counties. Rumford is the largest city in the county, while Paris is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 57,833 people and a total area of 2,176 square miles, of which 99 square miles is water and 2,077 square miles is land. Oxford County borders the following counties and municipalities: Franklin County to the northeast; Androscoggin County to the east; Cumberland County to the southeast; York County to the south; Carroll County, New Hampshire, to the southwest; Coos County, New Hampshire, to the west; and Le Granit Regional County Municipality, Quebec, to the north.

The Oxford County Register of Deeds is responsible for maintaining all public records in the county. The register handles deeds, liens, powers of attorney, court papers, abstracts of divorce, mortgages, discharges, abstracts of probate, land installment contracts, and anything affecting the ownership of land, including subdivision plans and standard boundary surveys.

Records maintained by the office of the register can be accessed by the public, either by doing a background check online or by visiting the Register of Deeds’ office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit Eastern District or Western District.

When obtaining records in person, you will be required to present a records request form to the Register of Deeds. Land records from Stoneham, Lovell, Denmark, Porter, Fryeburg, Stow, Sweden, Brownfield, and Hiram are kept at the Western District Office located at 38 Portland Street, Fryeburg, ME 04037. Records from Andover, Bethel, Buckfield, Byron, Canton, Dixfield, Gilead, Greenwood, Hanover, Hartford, Hebron, Lincoln Plantation, Magalloway Plantation, Mexico, Milton Plantation, Newry, Norway, Otisfield, Oxford, Paris, Peru, Roxbury, Rumford, Sumner, Upton, Waterford, West Paris and Woodstock are kept at the Eastern District at South Paris ME 04281.

Oxford County, Maine

Located on the western side of Maine, Oxford County takes up almost the entire western border. It encompasses 2,176 square miles, with only 99 of those being water. Bordered on the northeast by Franklin County, the east by Androscoggin County, the southeast by Cumberland County, the south by York County, the southwest by Carroll County, New Hampshire , the west by Coos County, New Hampshire and the north by Le Granit Regional County Municipality, Quebec, it is also home to the Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge and White Mountain National Forest. A total of 57,277 people lived in the county at the time of the 2013 census. There are 35 different zip codes in Oxford County, with the most populous being 04217, 04037, 04220, 04268, 04270, 04276 and 04281.

Oxford County Officials Information

There are no County Clerks in Maine as the Register of Deeds serves the function for both of these titles.
Western Register of Deeds: Jean Watson
38 Portland St. Fryeburg, Maine 04037
Phone: 207-935-2565
Fax: 207-935-4183
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Eastern Register of Deeds: Patricia Shearman
26 Western Ave. South Paris, ME 04281
Phone: 207-743-6211
Fax: 207-743-2656
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Register of Deeds is responsible for documents related to property, including deeds, mortgages, liens and probate information as well as land installments and contracts or anything affecting surveys and land plans. These types of documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time and by anyone. Additional records in this office include marriage and divorce information, powers of attorney, court papers and birth and death records. Many of these records are not considered public record and therefore cannot be requested by anyone other than who they are about. These documents must be requested directly from the office as they are not available online.

The Assessment Office takes care of taxable valuations related to real and personal property within the county.
Western Assessment Office:
38 Portland St. Fryeburg, Maine 04037
Phone: 207-935-2565
Fax: 207-935-4183
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Eastern Assessment Office:

26 Western Ave. South Paris, ME 04281
Phone: 207-743-6211
Fax: 207-743-2656
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Documents from the assessment office include land tax assessments, GIS maps, tax equalizations, property listings and values, property searches and property tax assessments. These documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time and by anyone who wants them. These documents are not available online and must be requested in person, directly from the office.

Oxford County Court Records Information

Court records are generally considered public record once the case has been completed and the documents filed. These records can then be requested by the general public at any time. They are not available online, however they can be requested in person during normal business hours.

Oxford, ME Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200964,488
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,789
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009390
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009212
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009551
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200913,559
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20099,576
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20092,898
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,513
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20098,268
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,720
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009437
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009526
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,007
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009335
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,082
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009200
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009777
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009595
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,959
Oxford County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Oxford County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 19-A, Ch. 23 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 19-A, Ch. 21
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Oxford County Marriage License
Location:Oxford County Courthouse, 26 Western Avenue, South Paris, Maine, 04281
Phone:207-743-6359

Oxford County Registry of Deeds Office
State Government Office

Address: 38 Portland St, Fryeburg, ME 04037, United States
Phone: 207-935-2565

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