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.
The city's growth in recent years can be attributed mainly to the presence of Interstate 20 and its central location between Atlanta and Birmingham. The only fully-enclosed shopping mall between Birmingham and Douglasville, Georgia is located in Oxford. It is known as the Quintard Mall. Several other shopping centers dot the landscape of Oxford with the most recent being the Oxford Exchange which was constructed near exit 188 on Interstate 20.
The median income for a household in the city was $40,397, and the median income for a family was $47,891. Males had a median income of $34,838 versus $21,897 for females. The per capita income for the city was $28,923. About 6.8% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.
Oxford, Alabama Radio Stations:
WKNG 89.1 FM Heflin, AL Gospel Music
WJHO 89.7 FM Alexander City, AL Gospel Music
WGMZ 93.1 FM Glencoe, AL Classic Hits
WJOX 94.5 FM Birmingham, AL Sports
WBHK 98.7 FM Warrior, AL Urban Contemporary
WWGA 98.9 FM Tallapoosa, GA Classic Hits
W256BH (WFZX) 99.1 FM Oxford, AL Classic Hits
WZRR 99.5 FM Birmingham, AL Top-40
WKXX 102.9 FM Attalla, AL Top-40
WALR 104.1 FM Greenville, GA Rhythmic Oldies
W282BD (WFZX) 104.3 FM Anniston, AL Classic Hits
WBPT 106.9 FM Homewood, AL Classic Hits
WUHT 107.7 FM Birmingham, AL Urban Contemporary
WAAX 570 AM Gadsden, AL News/Talk
WURL 760 AM Moody, AL Gospel Music
WHOG 1120 AM Hobson City, AL Hip Hop
WMGJ 1240 AM Gadsden, AL Urban Contemporary
WTDR 1350 AM Gadsden, AL Talk
WHMA 1390 AM Anniston, AL Gospel Music
WDNG 1450 AM Anniston, AL News/Talk
WFZX 1490 AM Anniston, AL Classic Hits
WVOK 1580 AM Oxford, AL Oldies
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Sonny's Bar-b-q - Category: Southern and Soul Food, Barbecue Restaurants - Southern barbecue and fixings since 1968. A common roadside stop, Sonny's offers low prices and barbecue. - 219 Colonial Dr, - Oxford, AL (256) 831-7933
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Former University of Alabama Running Back Siran Stacy speaks at Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Oxford, Alabama about the tragic accident that killed his wife and 4 of his children. He shares how his faith in God kept him from committing suicide and has led him to have a powerful impact on people.
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