This quaint New England town is filled with rich history to be discovered. Hike to the Southford Falls for stunning views, a hidden gem within the town. 

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This rural New England town is filled with rich history to be discovered. Just a short drive from New Haven, residents can experience city life and return to rural living. Visit Southford Falls State Park for scenic views of waterfalls and trails through the woods. Jackson Cove Park, located on Lake Zoar offers a quiet beachfront, pavilions and 27 woodland trails. Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing and water skiing. Oxford also offers two breweries, museums, shops and dining establishments to enjoy. 

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Facts about Oxford

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated in 1798.

Named from:

  • This town was named from Oxford, England.

County:

  • New Haven.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Barbara Hershey, actress. Known for Black Swam (film).
  • Kurt Kepshire, former MLB pitcher for the Saint Louis Cardinals.

Top Five Attractions:

  • Jackson Cove Park.
  • Twitchell-Rowland Homestead Center & Museum.
  • Black Hog Brewing Co.
  • Southford Falls State Park.
  • OEC Brewing.

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Memorial Day 5k Freedom Run, May
  • Oxford Food & Arts Fest, June
  • Oxford County Fair, September.

Quality of town/city:

  • This rural New England town is filled with rich history to be discovered. Just a short drive from New Haven, residents can experience city life and return to rural living. Visit Southford Falls State Park for scenic views of waterfalls and trails through the woods. Jackson Cove Park, located on Lake Zoar offers a quiet beachfront, pavilions and 27 woodland trails. Enjoy swimming, boating, fishing and water skiing. Oxford also offers two breweries, museums, shops and dining establishments to enjoy.

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