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|• Total||2.18 sq mi (5.64 km2)|
|• Land||2.15 sq mi (5.58 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||761 ft (232 m)|
|• Density||1,071.99/sq mi (413.81/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0332587|
Much of the city is part of the National Parks-designated Oxford Historic District.
Oxford was established as a town by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1839 as the birthplace of Oxford College of Emory University and incorporated as a city in 1914.
Properties in Oxford listed on the National Register of Historic Places include: Oxford Historic District and the Orna Villa, an mansion, which was built in 1825, which was used as a hospital during the American Civil War.
Oxford is located at(33.624210, -83.869885).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||1,141||49.44%|
|Hispanic or Latino||164||7.11%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,308 people, 682 households, and 438 families residing in the city.
- Oxford College of Emory University
- Providence Classical Christian School
- R.L. Cousins Middle School
- Palmer Stone Elementary School
- Heck Thomas, frontier lawman
- Cora Mae Bryant, blues musician
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