A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Oxford ...
The location of Oxford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Oxford has a population of 21,180 people<2> (see below for details).
Oxford is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Oxford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Oxford (for example, toward Tallapoosa (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Oxford: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Oxford: 36203<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oxford had a population of 21,348 people (which is 18% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Oxford the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Oxford represents 0.45% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 21,348 people, the population of Oxford increased 46.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,592 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Oxford had an population of 21,180 people. This is a decrease of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.15% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oxford.
Communities near Oxford ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Oxford.
Communities Also Named Oxford ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Oxford - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oxford.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oxford:
Websites for Oxford ...
Official Website: www.oxfordalabama.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oxford ...
Looking for more information about Oxford? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Oxford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oxford.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Oxford: www.oxfordalabama.org/
The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Mar 2019