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Oxford, Iowa

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The location of Oxford

Welcome to Oxford ...

The city of Oxford is located in Johnson County.

The location of Oxford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Oxford has a population of 807 people<2> (see below for details).

Oxford is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Oxford: (319)

The ZIP code for Oxford: 52322<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oxford had a population of 807 people. This makes Oxford the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Oxford represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 345th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 807 people, the population of Oxford increased 14.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 705 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Oxford had an population of 807 people (or an increase of 14.47% since the 2000 Census).

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, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oxford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oxford. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Oxford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Rapids   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Oxford

Located in Linn County

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Oxford

Coralville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Oxford

North Liberty   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Oxford

Tiffin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Oxford

Williamsburg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Oxford

Located in Iowa County

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Oxford

Located in Linn County

Solon   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Oxford

Kalona   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Oxford

Located in Washington County

Marengo   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Oxford

Located in Iowa County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Oxford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oxford.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oxford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<5>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 (or directions), 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oxford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oxford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7231, Longitude: -91.7913     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oxford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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