Oxford, Mississippi

city in Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States of America

Oxford is the county seat of Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. It was founded in 1837. It was named after the British university city of Oxford.

As of the 2010 US Census, the population is 18,916.[1] Oxford is the home of the University of Mississippi, founded in 1848, also commonly known as "Ole Miss".


  1. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2018. Retrieved August 15, 2014.