Nestled in the northeast section of Mississippi, Oxford sits a mere 70 miles southeast of Memphis. As part of Lafayette County, the community has easy access to a wealth of major roadways,including State Highway 6 linking commuters to U.S. 45,U.S.78 and Interstate 55, and State Highway 7,9,314,315,328,and 334. Oxford affords one local airport, equipped with a 5,600 foot runway, and is conveniently located approqimately 50 minutes from the Memphis International Airport. Additionally, the Mississippi Central Railroad provides connections to the Burlington Northern Railway at Holly Springs, Mississippi, and the Norfolk Southern Railway at Grand Junction in Tennessee.
A city of approximately 19,000 residents, Oxford is a vibrant town, filled with unique shops , eclectic restaurants and comfortable inns. It is the home to the University of Mississippi and hosts an array of exciting Southeast Conference athletic events, as well as enlightening and enriching performing arts programs, scholarly resentations, museums and exhibits. The area is dotted with parks and recreation centers that offer tennis, swimming, hiking,fishing,golf and other sports.