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University of Mississippi

University, MS 38677

The University of Mississippi, affectionately known as Ole Miss, is the state's flagship university. Recognized among the nation’s most beautiful, Ole Miss' main campus is in Oxford, which is routinely acknowledged as one of the country's best college towns. Take a stroll through campus to view the classic architecture and famous Grove. https://map.olemiss.edu/

Rowan Oak

916 Old Taylor Road, Oxford, MS 38655

Rowan Oak is the home of author William Faulkner. It is a primitive Greek Revival house built in the 1840s by Colonel Robert Sheegog, an Irish immigrant planter from Tennessee. Faulkner purchased the home in a state of disrepair in 1930 and did many renovations himself. Be sure to see the outline of Faulkner's Pulitzer Prize winning novel A Fable, penciled in graphite and red on the plaster of the walls of his office. The home is now owned and operated by the University of Mississippi and is open to visitors year round.

Oxford Town Square (The Square)

The core of historic Oxford, The Square has numerous award winning bars and restaurants and great local shopping.

The Blind Pig Pub

105 North Lamar Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655

BBQ, craft beer, full bar, and pool tables - a great local hangout

Proud Larry's

211 South Lamar Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655

Awesome American food, live music, and plenty to drink

Saint Leo

922 East Jackson Avenue, Oxford, MS 38655

A 2017 James Beard Foundation "Best New Restaurant" semifinalist, Saint Leo combines big city style and small town hospitality with the simplicity of wood-fired Italian cooking.

Bouré Restaurant

110 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS 38655

A variety of of Creole dishes including gumbo, jambalaya, etouffee, and po-boys. With steak, seafood and vegetarian dishes Bouré has something for everyone! Be sure to check out their upstairs balcony bar for cocktails and appetizers too.

The Library

120 South 11th Street, Oxford, MS 38655

The biggest sports bar in Oxford, plenty of TVs for all the sports you need to watch

Funkys Pizza & Daiquiri Bar

1012 East Jackson Avenue, Oxford, MS 38655

Pizza and daiquiris, what more could you need

Rooster's Blues House

114 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS 38655

A great balcony to sip your drinks and people watch over The Square

Neilson's Department Store

119 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS 38655

A family owned and operated department store for over 100 years. Browse for clothing, shoes, accessories, home, and gifts.

Hinton & Hinton

135 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS 38655

A family owned and operated clothing store (men in one store with ladies next door). Stop in for a wide selection of clothing and shoes.