Oxford is known as, "A Place to Live, a Town to Love". Oxford is one of the fastest growing communities in all of Connecticut. A short drive to major Connecticut highways, a bustling industrial park, the Waterbury-Oxford Airport, new grand developments and stunning showcase homes all make Oxford's transition from a sleepy farm town to vibrant and promising suburb possible. Serving private and corporate planes, the Waterbury-Oxford Airport provides transportation options. A world class course with rave reviews, the Golf Club at Oxford Greens sports fantastic vistas. The course is the focal point of a newly constructed age-restricted community. Oxford has been identified by the Connecticut Economic Resource Center as prime area for ventures in financial services, pharmaceuticals, biomedical, health care, business services, manufacturing, software development, etc. The town already supports a diverse and strong commercial base. The rolling hills of Oxford are dotted with fresh subdivisions, adult communities and single-family home neighborhoods. These neighborhoods share space with older farmhouses, a working dairy farm and historic New England buildings. The town is spread out over approximately 33 miles. Outdoor attractions include a horseback riding trail, lovely parks and lakes. Jackson cove offers a town beach and boat launch. Oxford is also home to more than 30 civic organizations and a well-stocked, bustling town library. Comfortable travel to employment, shopping and culture is provided by easy access to Routes 34, 188, 67 and Interstate 84. Oxford's school system occupies several schools with a fresh, state of the art school opened in 2007. The local school system has been built on a foundation of respect, student success, excellence and community involvement.