RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Oxford, Maryland

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MD
Communities

















Welcome to Oxford ...

The coastal town of Oxford is located in Talbot County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oxford has a population of 608 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Oxford is near sea level<3>.

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

Oxford is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (410), (443)<4> and (667).

The ZIP code for Oxford: 21654<5>

Websites for Oxford ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.talbotchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Oxford, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oxford had an population of 608 people. This is a decrease of 6.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oxford had a population of 651 people. This makes Oxford the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Oxford represents 0.01% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 651 people, the population of Oxford decreased 15.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 771 people).

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, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, 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.

  • Easton [Talbot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
    • Easton [Talbot County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Oxford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,611 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<8>
  • Cambridge [Dorchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambridge
    • Cambridge [Dorchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Oxford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,213 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge<8>
  • North Beach [Calvert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Beach
    • North Beach [Calvert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Oxford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,054 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Beach<8>
  • Hurlock [Dorchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurlock
    • Hurlock [Dorchester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Oxford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,007 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurlock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurlock<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Michaels [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Michaels
      • Saint Michaels [Talbot County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,029 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Michaels have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Michaels
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Michaels<8>
    • Trappe [Talbot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trappe
      • Trappe [Talbot County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trappe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trappe<8>
    • Preston [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Caroline County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<8>
    • Secretary [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Secretary
      • Secretary [Dorchester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 496 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Secretary have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Secretary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Secretary<8>
    • East New Market [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East New Market
      • East New Market [Dorchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 374 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East New Market have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East New Market
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East New Market<8>
    • Queen Anne [Queen Anne's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queen Anne
      • Queen Anne [Queen Anne's County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Oxford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queen Anne have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen Anne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Queen Anne<8>

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).

We also found Oxford on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Maryland (1911).

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

Find a Community located in Maryland

About Talbot County

About Maryland

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 Talbot County: www.co.talbot.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Talbot, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oxford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oxford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Oxford, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<5>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 town (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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 OxfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oxford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6849, Longitude: -76.1706    
<7>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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022