Settled: 1791 (named for oxen that forded the river)
Area: 2895 acres (includes boundary with all streets)
Population: 1190 (2016 census)
2018-19 Residential Tax Rate: $1.62 per $100 of assessment
2018-19 Commercial Tax Rate: $4.035 per $100 of assessment
The Town of Oxford is well known for its connection to the wild blueberry industry in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. As one of the major employers in Cumberland County, Oxford Frozen Foods' main office and processing plants are located in the town.