Living in Oxford County

Use the dropdown widget to navigate through the communities in Oxford County

Before You Arrive

Moving to a new country is a huge decision and it is important to do your research to make sure that the process goes as smoothly as possible.

Your First Days

Your first days in a new community can be difficult and stressful. You will likely have many questions as you get settled.

Your First Weeks

Once you have made it through your first few days, you will begin to get settled here in Oxford.

Making Oxford Home

Soon you will feel right at home in Oxford.

You should consider buying private health insurance for the period of time you will be in Oxford County before you become eligible for the Ontario Health Insurance Plan.

Getting from place to place in a new community is always a challenge, but Oxford County residents have several transportation options.

Public Transportation
The city of Woodstock offers regular public transit service. Visit Woodstock’s Transit Information page to learn about the City’s Go Green Transit System.

Personal Transportation
Information Oxford provides local listings of:

  • Car dealerships
  • Taxi/Limousine companies
  • Via Rail
  • Greyhound Bus Service

Renting or Buying

Oxford County offers a variety of very affordable rental options.

Housing Now Oxford can help you to find safe and affordable housing in the County and connect you with:


Buying a house in Oxford County is much more affordable than in nearby larger cities. In the safe, friendly communities of Oxford, you and your family will be able to enjoy more space for much more reasonable prices.

Visit the Woodstock & Ingersoll District Real Estate Board to find updated comparative statistics each month.

Information Oxford also provides a complete list of Real Estate Brokers/Agents in Oxford.