Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford MS Real Estate, Oxford area and Community Information



History

The city of Oxford began with little more than a dream. The idea was to have an area dedicated to education as the home of Mississippi’s first state university. Today’s Oxford MS real estate sits upon an area that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Oxford was originally comprised of 50 acres. In 1848, the University of Mississippi opened and welcomed its first 80 students.

Owners of Oxford MS homes are surrounded by history. From original buildings to beautiful landscapes, the city’s rich background is evident at every turn. A unique combination of modern and historical, the city is a beautiful place to live. Oxford real estate is in hot demand today thanks to fabulous food, enticing amenities and great shopping.

If you are looking for a diverse city to live in, Oxford is it. Visit the City of Oxford page for more information about the city’s interesting history.

Parks and Recreation

Any nature lover will be more than happy when they purchase a piece of Oxford real estate. Oxford homes for sale are in close proximity to green spaces that the whole family will enjoy. Avent Park features tennis courts, a baseball field and a playground. Bailey Branch Park at FNC has a beautiful flower garden. Owners of Oxford properties who have children will be pleased to know that the city also has a swimming pool and a skate park.

The city offers sports activities throughout the year for children and adults alike. From baseball to golf, there is always an opportunity to get active in Oxford. Visit the Oxford Park Commission for more information.

Attractions and Activities

There are attractions and activities close to almost every piece of real estate in Oxford. If you can’t find something to do right down the street, you only have to drive a few miles to find some entertainment.

Take the family to visit Saint Peter’s Cemetery, Rowan Oak or University Museum. Spend a quiet afternoon in J.D. Williams Library. If famous author John Grisham can find inspiration in this town, any Oxford home buyer can do the same. Fergie Crill. your Oxford real estate agent, is also a good source of information.

Events

The city of Oxford holds events throughout the year. Popular events include the Oxford Film Festival, the Double Decker Spring Run, and the Annual Oxford Fiber Arts Festival. Speak to Fergie Crill or browse the Visit Oxford website for more information about city events. By purchasing one of the homes for sale in Oxford, you are providing your family with the opportunity for an active social life within a thriving community.

Fergie Crill
Fergie Crill
Broker Associate
1923 University Ave Oxford MS 38655