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The location of Oxford









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Oxford.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Oxford ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kearney. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northeast of Oxford. Kearney has a population of 33,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lexington. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Oxford and has a population of 10,000 people.

For comparison, Oxford has a population of 750 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Oxford and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Norton (KS)   [Map]   2,775   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Phillipsburg (KS)   [Map]   2,512   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Alma   [Map]   1,169   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Arapahoe   [Map]   992   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Axtell   [Map]   743   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Beaver City   [Map]   577   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bertrand   [Map]   711   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cambridge   [Map]   1,040   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cozad   [Map]   3,815   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Elm Creek   [Map]   955   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Elwood   [Map]   698   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Franklin   [Map]   919   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Holdrege   [Map]   5,439   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Minden   [Map]   2,973   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Overton   [Map]   570   N   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Long Island (KS)   [Map]   124   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Atlanta   [Map]   131   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edison   [Map]   127   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flynn Junction   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Funk   [Map]   185   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hendley   [Map]   23   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Holbrook   [Map]   198   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hollinger   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntley   [Map]   44   E   18 miles [29 km]
Loomis   [Map]   376   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mascot   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Orleans   [Map]   383   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ragan   [Map]   38   E   18 miles [29 km]
Smithfield   [Map]   54   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Stamford   [Map]   182   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Oxford, please visit our County-by-County Page for Oxford.

Furnas County ...

Oxford is primarily located in Furnas County. A portion of Oxford extends into Harlan County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Furnas County: Decatur (KS), Norton (KS), Frontier, Gosper, Harlan, Phelps & Red Willow.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oxford ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Oxford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oxford ...

Looking for more information about Oxford? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Oxford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oxford.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Oxford. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead 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.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Nebraska

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Nebraska Statewide Tourism
    Oxford Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Oxford


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Nebraska

Airports Near Oxford ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Oxford.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Oxford Muni.   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
Arapahoe Muni. (FAA ID: 37V)   [Map]   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Alma Muni. (FAA ID: 4D9)   [Map]   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brewster Fld. (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Republican City Muni.   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cambridge Muni. (FAA ID: CSB)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Norton Muni. (ICAO: KNRN)   [Map]   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Oxford.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oxford. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   ENE   208 miles [334.7 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   SE   215 miles [346 km]
Denver Intl.  (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]   W   267 miles [429.7 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   ESE   269 miles [432.9 km]
City of Colorado Springs Muni.  (COS/KCOS)   [Map]   WSW   287 miles [461.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   NE   46 miles [74 km]
McCook Rgnl.  (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
North Platte Rgnl.  (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]   NW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   NE   85 miles [136.8 km]
Hays Rgnl.  (HYS/KHYS)   [Map]   S   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Oxford Muni.   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
Arapahoe Muni. (FAA ID: 37V)   [Map]   WNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Alma Muni. (FAA ID: 4D9)   [Map]   ESE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brewster Fld. (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Republican City Muni.   [Map]   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cambridge Muni. (FAA ID: CSB)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Norton Muni. (ICAO: KNRN)   [Map]   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Eppley Airfield   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brewster Fld.   (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Norton Muni.   (ICAO: KNRN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jim Kelly Fld.   (ICAO: KLXN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Phillipsburg Muni.   (ICAO: KPHG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Denver Intl.   (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]
  Website for Denver International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cozad Muni.   (ICAO: KCZD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
City of Colorado Springs Muni.   (COS/KCOS)   [Map]
  Website for City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McCook Rgnl.   (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]
  Website for McCook Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Platte Rgnl.   (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]
  Website for North Platte Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hays Rgnl.   (HYS/KHYS)   [Map]
  Website for Hays Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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.

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 Oxford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oxford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2529, Longitude: -99.6328     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oxford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Oxford), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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