The City of Oxford, MS
The city of Oxford is located in the state of Mississippi and has a population of 17,636 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Oxford is New Albany, approximately 28 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Oxford, including Beacon Restaurant, Tequila's Mexican Bar & Grill, Rudy's Amoco, Subway Sandwiches & Salads and Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits. For a larger selection of Oxford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Oxford Museums, Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the Rowan Oak, Grand Oaks Resort Golf Course, Tad Smith Coliseum - University of Mississippi, Grand Oaks Golf Course and University of Mississippi Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Oxford please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Oxford:
- University - Oxford Airport (UOX)
Oxford, Mississippi Climate and WeatherIn the month of July, Oxford experiences an average high temperature of 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 69 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.05 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Oxford with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 53 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Oxford to receive an average of 5.3 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.74 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 108 degrees in the summer and as low as -13 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Oxford should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 73 degrees, and nighttime lows of 48.
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Oxford, Mississippi Attractions
1Grand Oaks Golf Course - Oxford,
The Grand Oaks Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lafayette County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Oxford, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 662-232-8663.
Address: Country Club Rd, Oxford, MS 38655
2Grand Oaks Resort Golf Course - Oxford,
The Grand Oaks Resort Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lafayette County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Oxford, . Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 601-232-8663.
Address: Lyles Dr, Oxford, MS 38655
3Mallard Pointe Golf Course - Sardis,
The Mallard Pointe Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Panola County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Sardis, . Tee times are accepted up to 365 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 662-487-2400.
Address: 3037 State Park Rd, Sardis, MS 38666
4Rowan Oak - Oxford,
Rowan Oak, which is also referred to as William Faulkner House, is William Faulkner's former home in Oxford, Mississippi. It is a primitive Greek Revival house built in the 1840s by Robert Sheegog. Faulkner purchased the house when it was in disrepair in the 1930s and did much of the renovations himself. Other renovations were done in the 1950s. The house sits on 4 landscaped and twenty nine acres of largely wooded property known as Bailey's Woods.
5Tad Smith Coliseum - University of Mississippi - Oxford,
C. M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum is an 9,061-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Mississippi. It is home to the University of Mississippi Rebels and Lady Rebels basketball teams. It has also hosted many concerts, one of which was The Allman Brothers w/ Gov't Mule in November 1995.
6University Of Mississippi Golf Club Ole Miss - Oxford,
The University Of Mississippi Golf Club Ole Miss is an 18 hole public golf course in Lafayette County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Oxford, . Tee times are accepted up to 365 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 662-234-4816.
Address: 147 County Rd 1056, Oxford, MS 38655
7University of Mississippi Museum - Oxford,
The University of Mississippi Museum is a museum owned and operated by the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. The museum is designed to appeal to both a popular and scholarly audience, with a collection that emphasizes objects of regional interest. In addition to collections of Southern folk art, Greek and Roman antiquities, 19th century scientific instruments, and American fine art, the museum owns and operates Rowan Oak, an historic house museum that once was the dwelling of William Faulkner.
Oxford, Mississippi Hotels
Oxford, Mississippi Restaurants
This is a list of Oxford Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Sandwich Shops and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
Published October 24, 2011
Oxford Mississippi is a charming town to visit with fun historic sights ranging from the birthplace of Elvis to William Faulkner's home, Rowan Oak.