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Welcome to Oxbow ...

The city of Oxbow is located in Cass County<1>.

The location of Oxbow has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oxbow has a population of 304 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Oxbow.

Oxbow is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Oxbow lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Oxbow: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oxbow had an population of 304 people. This is a decrease of 0.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oxbow had a population of 305 people. This makes Oxbow the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Oxbow represents 0.05% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 305 people, the population of Oxbow increased 22.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 248 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oxbow.

Communities Also Named Oxbow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Oxbow - they are located in Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (4), New Brunswick, New York, Oregon, Saskatchewan and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oxbow.

Communities near Oxbow ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oxbow.

  • Fargo (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fargo
    • Fargo lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Oxbow and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,209 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fargo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fargo<6>
  • Moorhead (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
    • Moorhead lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Oxbow and is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,016 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moorhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moorhead<6>
  • West Fargo (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fargo
    • West Fargo lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Oxbow and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Fargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fargo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Fargo<6>
  • Dilworth (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dilworth
    • Dilworth lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Oxbow and is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dilworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dilworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dilworth<6>
  • Horace (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Horace lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Oxbow and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horace<6>
  • Barnesville (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnesville
    • Barnesville lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Oxbow and is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,622 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnesville<6>
  • Glyndon (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glyndon
    • Glyndon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Oxbow and is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glyndon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glyndon<6>
  • Mapleton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
    • Mapleton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Oxbow and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton<6>
  • Kindred (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kindred
    • Kindred lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Oxbow and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 802 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kindred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kindred
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kindred<6>
  • Reile's Acres (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reile's Acres
    • Reile's Acres lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Oxbow and is located in Cass County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 748 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reile's Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reile's Acres

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oxbow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oxbow.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oxbow. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Oxbow.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oxbow. See our Newspapers Page for Oxbow.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oxbow ...

Looking for more information about Oxbow? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oxbow, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oxbow.

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About Cass County

About North Dakota

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oxbow. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cass County: www.co.cass.nd.us/

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Cass, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oxbow.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oxbow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oxbow) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oxbow. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OxbowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oxbow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6720, Longitude: -96.8019       In this case, the coordinates for Oxbow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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