Living it up in Oxford.

 

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.

 

People have been known to visit Oxford for a three-day weekend, and find themselves staying 15 years.

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 gallerieseclectic restaurants and clubshistoric 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.