2013 Annual ReportGrowing stronger together

Located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, Oxford County is home to 106,000 people across eight municipalities "growing stronger together" through a two-tiered, partnership-oriented government, the County of Oxford. Oxford County offers a growing business sector, thriving arts and culinary tourism, 100 km of scenic trails, and a choice location at Highways 401 and 403. Visit www.oxfordcounty.ca or follow us at twitter.com/oxfordcounty

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Oxford County's vision is one of vibrant communities working well and growing stronger together.

Oxford County Council

Oxford County Council is made up of the mayors of each of the eight local area municipalities plus two additional councillors from the City of Woodstock, the largest population centre in the County. To learn more visit www.oxfordcounty.ca/yourcouncil

Oxford County is
making a difference

Quality of life for all

  • 1,194

    available licensed day care spots for children

  • 628

    subsidized public housing units

  • 548

    not-for-profit housing units

  • 5,605

    Oxford residents and families aided through financial assistance and employment supports

  • 2,209

    public health inspections

  • 7,054

    visits to Well Baby clinics

  • 9,304


  • 10,411

    patients annually receiving paramedic services

  • 228

    Long-term care beds

Oxford County is
making a difference

Delivering results


  • 2.4%

    Estimated employment from tourism in the greater Southwest region


  • 14


  • 278,000

    in-person visits

  • 510,000

    items loaned

Provincial Offences Court

  • 18,000

    charges processed

  • 10,000

    matters scheduled for Provincial Offences Court

Oxford County is
making a difference

Maintaining infrastructure

  • 641

    Kilometres of
    county roads

  • 160


  • 18

    Municipal water systems
    serving 80,000 people

  • 11

    Wastewater systems
    serving 70,000 people

Shaping our future

  • Stewardship of more than 345 hectares of County forest
  • Vibrant and visionary policy through an Official Plan that allows our community to grow strategically
  • Robust capital program to protect and maintain vital municipal infrastructure


Oxford County works to meet the needs and collective interests of our communities, residents and businesses through customer-focused services that improve quality of life.

Your dollars at work

financial Statements

Report for the county of oxford
Ontario, Canada