Oxford, Mississippi

Lafayette County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  5-11-1837

Post office:  7-6-1837 to present

Railroads: Miss Central- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- Natchez Trace RR- Miss Central RR


Next Town North- College Hill


Milepost 571.8

(from Chicago, IL )


Next Town South- Taylor



soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Illinois Central depot at Oxford in January 1979.


1979 view looking north towards depot. 




January 1979 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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