We are the Crossroads of the Future
The city of Oxford offers a unique hometown feel that our government, business owners, and citizens help to provide. Whether a first time home buyer or seasoned retiree, Oxford is a special place to live.
With overwhelming community and city council support, Oxford's Police and Fire Department's are some of the best public safety departments in northeast Alabama. We are proud to be home to the premiere concert venue - Oxford Performing Arts Center. It is the place for local out-of-state visitors come to catch their favorite artist.
Choccolocco Park is the city's newest addition; it is a state-of-the-art sports complex that covers over 370 acres and includes a historic Native American mound, a combined 2.7 mile walking track, a Boundless playground, a 30-acre lake, and so much more. Choccolocco Park is only one of the parks the city of Oxford has to offer its citizens and visitors.
Strategically positioned on Interstate 20 between Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA, Oxford's location has helped to make it one of the best shopping hubs in Northeast Alabama. With so much available for our citizens, Oxford is the community for you.
Businesses have discovered affordable facilities, skilled labor, and a enjoyable quality of life in Oxford.
Our leadership is eager to continue growing our business community and treats each project as a unique opportunity. Our transportation infrastructure and our strategic location on Interstate 20 between Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA will ensure quick delivery to your customers. With a supportive local government, a skilled workforce, excellent municipal services, and great location, it’s easy to understand why businesses choose our city.
As one of the most popular retail hubs of northeast Alabama, we continue to grow with Oxford Exchange rapidly becoming a vital aspect of the city of Oxford. Retail is not the only thing you will find in Oxford; Oxford is quickly expanding into large industries with many big companies looking to break ground here, and some that have already begun their expansion.
If you are interested in moving your business to Oxford, contact city officials to arrange a site visit. Come see first hand why everyone's talking about Oxford, Alabama.
Oxford, Alabama is home to one of the best school systems in the state of Alabama.
The mission of the Oxford City School System, the focal point of a growing, diverse community, is to ensure the academic success of all students through a student-centered system of individualized instruction, highly qualified staff, exemplary facilities, and effective use of all resources.
Our vision is to be the leader in all aspects of education. From the time a child enters kindergarten until graduation we want to provide the best instruction, extra-curricular activities, facilities and services enabling our students to become productive successful citizens.
By utilizing the vast resources the city of Oxford and the surrounding areas have to offer, the Oxford City School System continues to strive to better their school system.
Top 10 Safest School Districts in Alabama* Top 10 Best Teachers in State of Alabama* Top 10 Best Places to Teach*
*Based on 2017 NICHE Ratings
Oxford Access Magazine
There’s no place like Oxford—and no one brings the city to life like Oxford Access magazine.
Oxford Access is an accurate, entertaining, informative, and elegant reflection of the City of Oxford, Alabama. It is a quarterly publication put together by the city’s marketing department. Oxford Access is printed in 10,000 copies quarterly. Approximately 9,300 copies are mailed to residential mailboxes while the remaining magazines are available for pickup in strategic locations throughout the city. Editions are published for Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter.
Residential households within Oxford’s city limits receive the magazine free of charge.