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Oxford, Nebraska

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The location of Oxford

Welcome to Oxford ...

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

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 754 people<2> (see below for details).

Oxford is 2,110 feet [643 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: (308)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oxford had a population of 779 people (or 15.71% of the total population of Furnas County). This makes Oxford the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Oxford represents 0.04% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 779 people, the population of Oxford decreased 11.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 876 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Oxford had an population of 754 people. This is a decrease of 3.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.93% 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.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Alma   [Map]   1,169   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Arapahoe   [Map]   992   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Atlanta   [Map]   131   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beaver City   [Map]   577   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bertrand   [Map]   711   N   18 miles [29 km]
Edison   [Map]   127   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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 Alabama, 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, 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.

  • 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.

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.

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>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: 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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