Oxford City Helpline —  dial 3-1-1 or 256-241-4311. Calls are answered weekdays 8:00am to 4:30pm. They can help set-up residential trash pick-up and help connect you with local utility providers.

Living In Oxford

Whether a first time home buyer or seasoned retiree, Oxford is a special place to live.  Oxford's mild climate allows participation in outdoor activities all year round and ourresidents will tell you that Oxford is a great place for families.

Safety  With overwhelming community and city council support, Oxford's Police and Fire Department are some of the best public safety departments in northeast Alabama.

The Arts  We are proud to be home to the premiere concert venue - Oxford Performing Arts Center. It is the place for residents and visitors to come to catch their favorite artists.

Recreation  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.

School System Oxford, Alabama, is home to one of the best school systems in the state of Alabama. The mission of the Oxford City School System 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. From the time a child enters kindergarten until graduation, they provide the best instruction, extra-curricular activities, facilities, and services enabling all students to become productive and successful citizens.

Top 10* Alabama High Schools for Student-athletes in 2021

Top 10* Safest School Districts in Alabama in 2017
Top 10* Best Teachers in the State of Alabama in 2017
Top 10* Best Places to Teach in 2017

*Based on NICHE Ratings

Business  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 a great location, it’s easy to understand why businesses choose our city.

Shopping  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.