OIDC ACTIVITIES, NEWS AND EVENTS

OIDC members meet every second Wednesday, quarterly (February, May, August, and November). Meetings are open to the public, so please attend if you have commercial business ideas or concerns for Oxford.
Contact: (607) 843-2512 or email: VGOxford@stny.rr.com

Meetings for 2017:
February 08, 2017
May 10, 2017
August 09, 2017
November 08, 2017

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 60.4 square miles (156.5 km²), of which, 60.1 square miles (155.6 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (0.55%) is water.
The Chenango River flows southward through the town.
New York State Route 12 is a northeast-southwest highway through the town. New York State Route 220 intersects NY-12 in Oxford village.

Demographics

Oxford is a town in Chenango County, New York, United States. It was created in 1793 from territory divided from the town of Bainbridge and the town of Union (now in Broome County).
The town contains a village named Oxford that was incorporated in 1808. Oxford is an interior town in the south-central part of the county, southwest of the City of Norwich, the County seat. The name derives from that of the native town of an early landowner, Benjamin Hovey, from Oxford, MA.

City Distance (Miles)
Albany, 2.2 hrs. 120
Binghamton, 50 mins. 37.7
Boston, MA, 5 hrs. 287
Buffalo, NY, 4 hrs. 208
Montreal, CN, 5.5 hrs. 301
New York, 3.75 hrs. 188
Philadelphia, 3.9 hrs 213
Syracuse, 1.5 hrs. 79.6

Select facts from U.S. Census Bureau’s 2000 Census
Geographic Area: Chenango County, NY

  • Population: 51,401
  • Square Miles: 894
  • Persons Per Sq/Mile: 57.5
  • Persons under 18 yrs. old: 26.2%
  • Persons 65 yrs old and over: 14.9%
  • Female Persons: 50.8%
  • Households: 19,926
  • Persons Per Household: 2.52
  • Per Capita Income 1999: $16,427
Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000 CHENANGO COUNTY INDUSTRY

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining

883 3.9%
Construction 1,353 6.0%
Manufacturing 4,938 21.7%
Wholesale trade 580 2.6%
Retail trade 2,418 10.6%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 961 4.2%
Information 703 3.1%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 1,266 5.6%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 1,123 4.9%
Educational, health and social services 5,350 23.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 1,195 5.3%
Other services (except public administration) 938 4.1%
Public administration 1,006 4.4%