Home to the University of Mississippi, Oxford combines historic small-town living with educational excellence, ranking high on Livability.com’s Top 10 College Towns lists. Known for its charm and history, The Square in downtown is the centerpiece for local shops and restaurants. Oxford leads Mississippi for its low unemployment and continues to entertain fun lovers with its attractions. Locals stay busy with outdoor activities and SEC sports.
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