Oxford, Alabama

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Oxford, Alabama
City
Nickname(s): Crossroads To The Future
Location in Alabama
Coordinates: 33°35′49.578″N 85°50′19.972″W / 33.597105°N 85.83888111°W / 33.597105; -85.83888111Coordinates: 33°35′49.578″N 85°50′19.972″W / 33.597105°N 85.83888111°W / 33.597105; -85.83888111
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Calhoun, Talladega
Government
 • Mayor Leon Smith
Area
 • Total 18.3 sq mi (47.4 km2)
 • Land 18.2 sq mi (47.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 14,592
 • Density 800.1/sq mi (308.9/km2)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36203
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-57576
GNIS feature ID 0160330

Oxford is a city in Calhoun and Talladega counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. The population was 14,592 at the 2000 census. Oxford is one of two principal cities of and included in the Anniston-Oxford Metropolitan Statistical Area.