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With the bustling M-24 corridor running through the heart of it, Oxford is home to more than 20,000 residents, ranging from career-oriented singles and young families to empty nesters and retirees.

Passing through Oxford is the Polly Ann Trail, a 16.9-mile linear park that was designated as a Pure Michigan Trail in 2019. It is frequently used by walkers, hikers, runners, cyclists, equestrians and nature lovers. The Polly Ann Trail is part of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail, which stretches from the Upper Peninsula to Belle Isle in Detroit.

Downtown Oxford is a revitalized, walkable downtown district that’s loaded with dining, shopping and entertainment options draws residents and visitors alike. Downtown Oxford is listed on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places and has a nationally accredited Main Street program.

Oxford has 500 acres of public parkland spread across four township parks: Seymour Lake, Stony Lake, Powell Lake and Oakwood Lake. Amenities include a senior center; disc golf courses; soccer, softball, and baseball fields; basketball, volleyball, tennis, and pickleball courts; playgrounds; a boat launch and beach; fishing piers; natural trails, picnic pavilions; a splash pad; an outdoor ice skating rink; and sledding hills.

Oxford Community Schools is the only PreK-12 IB Authorized World School district in Michigan, offering the IB Diploma program. The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

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