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Daycare Facilities

Local Schools

Recycling

 Curbside recycling is available for those living in the Oxford city limits. Obtain further information about collection dates and receptacle when setting up garbage service.  Drop off locations are available for residential use, one at the Municipal Center (City Shop) on Molly Barr Road beside the Police station, a second on Highway 7 South next to Fire Station #3 and also at the Recycling Center at the City of Oxford Landfill on County Road 321 (Pea Ridge Road)

Utilities

Like most apartments, utility services such as electricity and water service require that you make a deposit when setting up an account. Deposits usually equal the cost of 1 month to 2 months of service.

Some apartments are considered within Oxford City Limits and use Oxford city utility services, while others will be included with the Lafayette County systems. Also, some apartments provide utilities included with the cost of rent. Check with your apartment complex or landlord’s office to see what utilities are necessary and which utility providers you must use.

 

Electricity, Water, Sewer, & Garbage in Oxford City Limits

  • Oxford Electric Department
    300 McElroy Drive, Oxford, MS 38655
    Services: Electricity, Water, Sewer, & Garbage
    Phone: 662 232-2363
  • Centerpoint Natural Gas
    399 Hwy. 6 West, Oxford, MS 38655
    Services: Natural Gas
    Phone: 662 234-6411

Electricity, Water, Sewer & Garbage in Lafayette County

  • Northeast Mississippi Electric Power Association
    Hwy. 30, Oxford, MS 38655
    Services: Electricity
    Phone: 662 234-6331
  • Lafayette County Sanitation Department
    Services: Garbage
    Phone: 662 236-2535
  • Dowdle Gas Company
    Hwy. 6 West, Oxford, MS 38655
    Services: Propane Gas
    Phone: 662 234-7310 or 662 234-4802

Telephone (landline)

Cable Television & Internet Services

  • Comcast
    1301 Harrison Ave., Oxford, MS 38655
    Phone: 662-212-5014
  • Metrocast
    105 Allison Cove, Oxford, MS 38655
    1-800-457-5351

    Postal Services

    • Main Post Office
      401 McElroy Drive, Oxford, MS 38655
      Phone: 662 234-5615
    • James Food Center Branch
      505 W. Jackson Avenue, Oxford, MS 38655
      Phone: 662 234-5991