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Welcome to Oxford ...

Oxford is located in Chester 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 5,581 people<3> (see below for details).

Oxford is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Oxford: (610) & (484)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oxford had an population of 5,581 people. This is an increase of 9.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oxford had a population of 5,077 people. This makes Oxford the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Oxford represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 193rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,077 people, the population of Oxford increased 17.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,315 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, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), 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.

  • Newark [New Castle County]
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    • Newark [New Castle County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Oxford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,515 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<7>
  • Elkton [Cecil County]
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    • Elkton [Cecil County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Oxford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<7>
  • Havre de Grace [Harford County]
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    • Havre de Grace [Harford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Oxford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,018 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havre de Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havre de Grace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre de Grace<7>
  • Coatesville [Chester County]
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    • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Oxford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kennett Square [Chester County]
    • Perryville [Cecil County]
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      • Perryville [Cecil County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perryville 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 Perryville<7>
    • Parkesburg [Chester County]
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      • Parkesburg [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkesburg 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 Parkesburg<7>
    • North East [Cecil County]
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      • North East [Cecil County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,642 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East 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 North East<7>
    • Strasburg [Lancaster County]
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      • Strasburg [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,030 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<7>
    • West Grove [Chester County]
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      • West Grove [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Oxford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Grove<7>

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. Our list includes 8 papers. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Chester County

About Pennsylvania

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 Chester County: www.chesco.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Chester, 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>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 Oxford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oxford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7859, Longitude: -75.9761       In this case, the coordinates for Oxford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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