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Welcome to Oxford ...

The city of Oxford is located in Newton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oxford has a population of 2,342 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Oxford is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Oxford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Oxford: (470)<5>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Oxford: 30054<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oxford had an population of 2,342 people. This is an increase of 9.75% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oxford had a population of 2,134 people. This makes Oxford the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Oxford represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 217th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census 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 Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, 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.

Communities near Oxford ...

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

  • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
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    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Oxford
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  • Milstead [Rockdale County]
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    • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Oxford
    • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Snellville [Gwinnett County]
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    • Snellville [Gwinnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Oxford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,185 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snellville<8>
  • Conyers [Rockdale County]
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    • Conyers [Rockdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the west of Oxford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,107 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conyers<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monroe [Walton County]
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      • Monroe [Walton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<8>
    • Loganville [Walton County]
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      • Loganville [Walton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,310 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loganville<8>
    • Centerville [Gwinnett County]
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      • Centerville [Gwinnett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,884 people
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    • Whitehouse [Henry County]
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      • Whitehouse [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Oxford
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,792 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Wood [Newton County]
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      • East Wood [Newton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the east of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,725 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Wood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stonemont [Gwinnett County]
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      • Stonemont [Gwinnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonemont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Oxford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oxford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oxford. 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 Oxford.

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

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.

Adding Oxford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oxford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oxford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oxford on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Newton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Newton County: www.co.newton.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Newton, 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 Oxford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oxford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Oxford, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Oxford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oxford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oxford) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oxford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OxfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oxford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6291, Longitude: -83.8727       In this case, the coordinates for Oxford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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