Settled: 1791 (named for oxen that forded the river)
Area: 2895 acres (includes boundary with all streets)
2017-2018 Residential Tax Rate: $1.59 per $100 of assessment
2017-2018 Commercial Tax Rate: $3.97 per $100 of assessment
The Town of Oxford is well know for it's connection to the blueberry industry in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. As one of the major employers in Cumberland County, Oxford Frozen Foods located it's main office and processing plant in the town 40 years ago.