Town Profile

oxford welcome signSettled: 1791 (named for oxen that forded the river)
Incorporated: 1904
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 know for it's 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.

  • 105 Lower Main Street
  • Oxford, Nova Scotia
  • P.O. Box 338
  • B0M 1P0
  • Phone: (902) 447-2170
  • Fax: (902) 447-2485
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