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Welcome to Oxford ...
The location of Oxford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Oxford, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Oxford has a population of 5,591 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
Telephone area codes for Oxford: (610) and (484)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oxford had an population of 5,591 people. This is an increase of 10.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.57% 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 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.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Oxford was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Oxford in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Oxford.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023