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Oxford is a small town of approximately 3,700, located in the hills of southwestern Maine. An old town settled in 1794, Oxford is part of the "Oxford Hills," a four-season recreational area surrounded by 33 pristine lakes, rivers and ponds. The Sunday River Ski Resort is located near Oxford, where skiing, snow shoeing and snowmobiling are popular sports in the wintertime. April 1st is the official start of fishing season and anglers can expect to catch landlocked salmon, small and large mouth bass, trout and perch. In summer, the mountains, lakes and rivers provide ample opportunities for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking and camping. There are also two golf courses located in the Oxford Hills, and the Oxford Plains Speedway is located on Route 26. Fall is one of the most popular seasons in Maine, perfect for antiquing and fall color tours. You'll also find an abundance of shopping, fine restaurants and lodging in the Oxford County area - everything from quaint bed & breakfasts and country inns to quality hotels and vacation rentals.

Surrounding areas: Otisfield, Maine (4.0 mi), Norway, Maine (6.3 mi), South Paris, Maine (6.3 mi), Poland, Maine (6.5 mi), Casco, Maine (8.8 mi), Harrison, Maine (9.3 mi), Poland Spring, Maine (9.8 mi)

Oxford Vacation Rentals




Oxford Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
A Fireside Inn & Suites1777 Washington StAuburn, ME13.1 mi.(207) 774-6151
Coastline Inn170 CTR StAuburn, ME13.2 mi.(207) 784-1331
Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch14 Great Falls PlzAuburn, ME13.5 mi.(207) 784-4433
Northern Pines Conference Center559 Rt 85Raymond, ME15.9 mi.(207) 655-7624
Motel 6516 Pleasant StLewiston, ME16.0 mi.(207) 782-6558
Ramada Inn Conference CTR490 Pleasant StLewiston, ME16.0 mi.(207) 784-2331
White Pines Motel1262 Roosevelt TRLRaymond, ME17.1 mi.(207) 655-3345
The Redwood Inn1968 Lisbon StLewiston, ME17.9 mi.(207) 784-5476
Suburban Pines322 Roosevelt TRLWindham, ME22.5 mi.(207) 892-4834
The Bethel Inn And Country ClubBroad StBethel, ME23.9 mi.(207) 824-2175
Bethel Spa Motel88 Main StBethel, ME24.0 mi.(207) 824-3341
Casco Bay Inn107 Us Rt 1Freeport, ME27.1 mi.(207) 865-4925
Coastline Inn209 Rt 1 SFreeport, ME27.1 mi.(207) 865-3777
Comfort Suites500 US Rt 1 SFreeport, ME27.1 mi.(207) 865-9300
Freeport Inn335 US Rt 1Freeport, ME27.1 mi.(207) 865-3106
Holidayinn Express Hotel & Suites450 Usroute 1Freeport, ME27.1 mi.(207) 865-9020
Hampton Inn194 Lower Main StFreeport, ME27.3 mi.(207) 865-1400
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown5 Park StFreeport, ME27.3 mi.(207) 865-1433
Fairfield Inn & Suites36 Old Portland RdBrunswick, ME28.7 mi.(207) 721-0300
Harraseeket Inn162 Main StFreeport, ME28.7 mi.(207) 865-9377
Interstate Oasis Econo Lodge215 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME29.1 mi.(207) 729-9991
Comfort Inn199 Pleasant StBrunswick, ME29.2 mi.(207) 729-1129
 
Bed & Breakfast
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME14.4 mi.(207) 783-8171

Oxford Weather & Climate

Western Maine near the New Hampshire state line enjoy four distinct seasons that typifies the best of a New England climate. There's plenty of clear, sunny weather with cool nights in the summertime, with occasional showers and thunderstorms. Extreme humidity in summertime is usually not a problem because temperatures are so mild. Fall is spectacular - crisp, mild days and cold nights, perfect for sightseeing. Winter begins in Maine around Thanksgiving, with January and February being the coldest months. The average annual snowfall is around 85 inches and winter temperatures vary from the mid-30s to below zero. Most snowfall occurs in eight to ten measurable storms of 6 inches to a foot. In the last fifteen years, the largest single snowstorm amount was 16 inches. Temperatures begin to increase in March, along with an increase in humidity, which often results in snowstorms until mid-April.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 4°F 4.25 in. 34°F
February 32°F 7°F 3.36 in. 33°F
March 41°F 18°F 4.18 in. 37°F
April 52°F 29°F 3.99 in. 40°F
May 66°F 41°F 3.77 in. 49°F
June 74°F 50°F 4.05 in. 56°F
July 78°F 55°F 4.03 in. 60°F
August 76°F 53°F 3.97 in. 62°F
September 68°F 44°F 3.66 in. 59°F
October 57°F 33°F 4.61 in. 52°F
November 45°F 25°F 4.25 in. 47°F
December 33°F 12°F 3.81 in. 39°F

Oxford Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 34 miles south of Oxford in Portland, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located approximately 49 miles northeast of Oxford in Waterville, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located roughly 52 miles south of Oxford in Sanford, Maine, and finally the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located around 74 miles south of Oxford in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Oxford Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Story LandGlenNH34.2 mi.
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME42.9 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME43.7 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH52.5 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH52.5 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME66.6 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME43.7 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH74.5 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME107.1 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Fairlawn Golf ClubPolandME6.5 mi.
Summit Golf CoursePolandME7.3 mi.
Norway Country ClubNorwayME7.8 mi.
Paris Hill Country ClubParisME8.2 mi.
Bridgton Highlands Country ClubBridgtonME11.9 mi.
Naples Golf & Country ClubNaplesME12.4 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME13.4 mi.
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME14.1 mi.
Turner Highlands Country ClubTurnerME14.6 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME18.6 mi.
Allen Mountain Golf CourseDenmarkME18.9 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME19.2 mi.
Lake Kezar Country ClubLovellME19.5 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME20.8 mi.
Springbrook Golf ClubLeedsME21.9 mi.
Cobbossee Colony GolfMonmouthME24.0 mi.
Val Halla Golf & Recreation CenterCumberland CenterME26.5 mi.
Meadows Golf ClubLitchfieldME26.6 mi.
Freeport Country ClubFreeportME27.6 mi.
Oakdale Country ClubMexicoME28.4 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME29.7 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME12.1 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME21.2 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME23.9 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME29.3 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH34.1 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH51.5 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH52.7 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME58.1 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH58.7 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME59.6 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH60.9 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH62.5 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH64.9 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME71.0 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH73.1 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH80.0 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH93.5 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH95.9 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME101.9 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT106.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Range Ponds State ParkME8.8 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME15.2 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME22.3 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME28.4 mi. 
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME29.9 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME31.9 mi. 
Echo Lake-Cathedral Ledge State ParkNH33.9 mi. 
 
Museums
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME34.6 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME34.6 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME34.6 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME36.1 mi.(History)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH52.0 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME53.2 mi.(Miscellaneous)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME57.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)


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