Oxford is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, five miles south of the town of Kidlington, and 51 miles west of London. Oxford lies six miles west of the Buckinghamshire border. Oxford falls within the district council of Oxford, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX1 postcode district. The post town for Oxford is Oxford.
Oxford is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.
Oxford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Oxfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Oxfordshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Oxford is OX1 4DS.
Oxford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the OX1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the OX1 postcode district.
The post town for Oxford is Oxford. Oxford is in the OX1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oxford.
The centre of Oxford is located at position 51.75197° latitude and -1.25765° longitude.
The centre of Oxford is located at the grid reference easting 451342 and northing 206181 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Oxford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Oxford to the centre of the town.
Position of Oxford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Oxford to the centre of the city.