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Reasons This Mississippi City Is The Fastest Growing In The State

Based on recent census numbers, Oxford is the fastest growing city in the state. In the past five years alone, the city’s population has grown by 17%, meaning nearly 3,500 new people now call Oxford home. One look at the city and it’s easy to see the appeal. Known as the “cultural mecca of the South,” Oxford is the perfect combination of small town charm and big city culture. So many visitors to Oxford turn into lifelong residents; here are just a few reasons why.

A closer look at Oxford and it’s easy to see its appeal! Have you ever visited this fascinating Mississippi city?

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.