Come Explore this Mississippi Gem!
Looking for a charming Mississippi town that has tons of unique culture, a vibrant downtown, and plenty of countryside views? Oxford is a town steeped in centuries of history...and that shines through when you take a stroll through the tree-lined streets. It's also home to the University of Mississippi, known to locals as Ole Miss. Oxford locals have a great deal of pride in their hometown—it's not uncommon to see them cheering for the Ole Miss Rebels or taking in some of the locally owned shopping and dining. You'll find a diverse mix of people in Oxford, but one thing is certain—they're all ready to offer you some Southern hospitality.
Ready to explore this eclectic town? Here's your guide to everything Oxford!
Oxford Homes for Sale
There’s an easier way to keep up with new listings in the area. Save your searches, save favorite properties, and sign up for new listing alerts by creating your personal Property Organizer account today.
Selling Your Oxford Home?
If you're thinking about putting your Northeastern Mississippi home on the market, we'd love to help you out. We have plenty of tools to help make the process easy, so be sure to explore our seller resources for more info. Have questions? Give us a call, and let's chat!
Learn the Value of Your Oxford Home
Major Roads: Route 278, MS-7, MS-314
Airport: UOX University-Oxford Airport
Distance to Tupelo: 54 miles, 57 minutes
Distance to New Albany: 34 miles, 45 minutes
Zip Code: 38655
Median Home Value: $214,000
Explore Ole Miss
There's a lot to love about living in a college town! Ole Miss is the state's premiere research university, which gives residents access to unique features you won't be able to find anywhere else. Be sure to explore the University of Mississippi Museum—it's got the best collection on Oxford and the university's interesting history.
Tons Green Space
Oxford is home to tons of parks, greenways, and places to unwind in the serenity of nature. Everyone will find their own little corner of the outdoors in this small town! The Holly Springs National Forest is just a short drive away, making it the perfect spot for hiking or a weekend camping trip. Residents also love Lamar Park, which has plenty of fun for everyone.
When you live in a town like Oxford, you'll gain access to one of the most charming downtowns in the Northeastern Mississippi area. In fact, Oxford was the inspiration for William Faulkner's fictional town of Jefferson, which is featured in many of his novels! History is still alive in Oxford, and you'll have tons of fun exploring the countless unique destinations.
Discover Things to Do
What We Love in Oxford
Oxford is part of two schools systems: Oxford School District and Lafayette County School District. Both of these top-notch systems give students some of the best educational opportunities within the area. There are 12 combined schools within both districts, as well as multiple private schools to choose from. Additionally, students looking to pursue higher education have plenty of options, including the University of Mississippi and Northwest Mississippi Community College.
Delicious Dining Options
Oxford has some of the most unique dining options in the area—it's a melting pot of Southern cuisine and other international influences. One of our favorite spots is City Grocery. Don't let the name fool you—this is one of the coolest spots to eat in Oxford, and it's James Beard winner John Currence's signature restaurant. We also love Saint Leo for some of the best Italian fare or The Ravine for delicious seafood. With so many spots to choose from, it's time to try something new!
Shop Until You Drop
What makes Oxford the perfect shopping destination? Well, its proximity to both locally owned businesses and larger retailers make it the perfect blend of suburban charm and urban convenience. If you're looking to support local businesses, you've got to explore The Square. This historic part of downtown has tons of stores you won't find anywhere else, and it also serves as a cultural center for the town. Additionally, Midtown Shopping Center has tons of bigger stores you'll love.
Ready to Settle Down in a Picturesque Town?
Ready to see what Oxford has to offer? If it's time to take the next step in your real estate journey, contact J. Morris Realty. We're the local experts with the tools to make buying or selling your home easy. Give us a call and let's chat—we'd love to give you more info on living in the Oxford, Mississippi area.