Town of Oxford Entrance Signage

Town Profile

Settled: 1791 (named for oxen that forded the river)
Incorporated: 1904

Area: 2895 acres (includes boundary with all streets)
Population: 1138

2011 / 2012 Residential Tax Rate:
$1.59 per $100 of assessment

2011 / 2012 Commercial Tax Rate:
$4.98 per $100 of assessment

The Town of Oxford is well know for it's connection to the blueberry industry in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.  As one of the major employers in Cumberland County, Oxford Frozen Foods located it's main office and processing plant in the town 40 years ago.

Oxford is also well know for it's natural recreational activities such as fishing, canoeing, and swimming.  Be sure to check the different sections of our website for more information.

  Town of Oxford
105 Lower Main Street
Oxford, Nova Scotia
B0M 1P0

Phone: (902) 447-2170
Fax: (902) 447-2485