Oxford County has all the amenities of a large city, with added charm and homegrown taste. Our major urban centers, Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and Woodstock guarantee a variety of options when it comes to your basic amenities, such as banks, grocery stores, pharmacies, mechanics and telecommunication companies. Have to drive across town to go to your favourite store? Not a problem, run your errands without traffic or long lines saving your valuable time for what matters most.
Oxford Fresh is an initiative to promote our growers and producers in the area, making fresh foods available year round at various markets. Check out the Oxford Fresh map to find markets, farms, specialty shops and other fresh finds all over the county.
Health & Wellness
Health and wellness treatments are available with a number of family doctors, spas, physiotherapists, massage therapists, counselors, and dentists. While physical health is well met with many gyms, yoga, pilates and martial arts studios, health food stores, and fitness clubs and organizations.
Shops of all sorts can be found in our urban an areas and country stores. We have large superstores, commercial businesses, locally owned clothing, book, games and record shops, thrift stores, barbers, sewing studios, tattoo parlors and anything else you would want in a larger city.
The Canadian Bankers Association provides information on the Canadian Banking system for newcomers. This useful site includes everything from how to open an account, to investing, to starting a business – the Canadian way! For more information see Banking for Newcomers.
You can also listen to one of our local radio stations for news, traffic and accident reports, weather, event information and of course a chorus of great music;
- Heart FM 104.7 - Mixture of genres in adult contemporary broadcasting from Woodstock
- Country 107.3 - Country music broadcasting from Tillsonburg
- Easy 101 - Easy listening/ adult contemporary broadcasting from Tillsonburg
- Country 104 - Country hits broadcasting from Woodstock, serving a large region
However a variety of other radio stations from the surrounding area may be transmitted as well, including the nation-wide CBC Radio 1 on 88.7 or CBC Radio 2 on 100.7, playing Canadian music and bringing you national and international news updates.