Oxford, Mississippi, with a population of 19,000 is the home to “Ole Miss”, the University of Mississippi. ESPN Sportscenter has tagged Oxford as “the town that smells of bourbon and Chanel No. 5.” It has also been named by USA Today as one of the top six college towns in the nation as well as one of the Best 100 Small Towns in America.
Oxford temperatures range from the 40s in winter to the 80s in summer. The closest airport is University-Oxford, which is about 2 miles away and Tupelo Regional is about 53 miles away.
In addition to sporting events at Ole Miss, Oxford hosts the Double Decker Festival and the Oxford Conference for the Book, two well-know and well-attended events.