People have been known to visit Oxford for a three-day weekend, and find themselves staying 15 years.
It is a community whose heart is rooted as much in the promise of its future as in the richness of its past; where people are as passionate about SEC sports as they are about their favorite author. Diversity is the norm, but Southern culture and hospitality create the foundation that makes Oxford unique.
Nestled among the rolling hills of Lafayette County in north Mississippi just 70 miles southeast of Memphis, Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.
An evening’s walk around the Courthouse Square presents an alluring atmosphere of couples and families strolling by lighted storefronts, with bicyclists and joggers quietly passing by. Overlooking it all is a smattering of ornately trimmed balconies, filled with the faces of young and old as they enjoy the sounds of live music, the scent of magnolias, or the whisper of a southerly breeze.
Whether you call Oxford home, or are just stopping through town for a quick visit, you will truly feel alive in the tranquil backdrop setting that Oxford provides for your most unique Southern experience.