Oxford is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Oxford is the closest town to Lincoln University. The population is estimated at 5,077. The borough was once called Oxford Crossing and Oxford Village. Limo Service in Oxford, Pa
Kevin Smith Transportation Group is a Luxury Transportation company that services the entire Greater Philadelphia, PA area. KSTG delivers services daily in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. This includes more than 300 cities, towns, boroughs and townships across the area. One of the places a KSTG vehicle will regularly service is Oxford, PA.
Oxford is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Oxford is the closest town to Lincoln University. The population is estimated at 5,077. The borough was once called Oxford Crossing and Oxford Village.
Oxford is located near the half-way point on the main road from Philadelphia to Baltimore. The owner of the stage between the two cities purchased Hood’s Tavern and renamed it Oxford Hotel. It became the stopping point on the two-day trip between the two cities. In 1833, Oxford was officially incorporated as a borough. Its first burgess (now called the mayor) was Thomas Alexander, who operated a general store thought to be the oldest building in Oxford.
The northern half of Oxford was owned by the Dickey family in the 19th century. The Dickeys included the local Presbyterian minister, the Mr. O’Malley of the local bank, a state Representative, and local businessmen. Reverend John Miller Dickey and his wife Sarah Emlen Cresson founded Ashmun Institute in 1854, and which later became Lincoln University. The family played a major role in re-routing the new Philadelphia and Baltimore Central Railroad (P&BC) through Oxford. Track was laid in the 1850s. The railroad reached Oxford in 1860 and later connected to Philadelphia and Baltimore.
By the time of the Civil War, Oxford was a bustling community. The business district on Third Street was entirely re-built at this time, including the Oxford Hotel (1858) and Oxford Hall (1862). Oxford became known for its confectionery and candy businesses and was the location of many manufacturing facilities. A second railroad, the Peach Bottom Railway, was built in the 1870s from Oxford to Peach Bottom. It carried farm products and passengers but was not profitable. It struggled through three bankruptcies and reorganized as the Lancaster, Oxford and Southern Railway, finally closing permanently in 1918.
The Pennsylvania Railroad took control of the P&BC on the eve of World War I. Passenger train service on the line ended in 1935. In the late 20th century, transportation changes resulted in Oxford being located off the main roads. A bypass was constructed for U.S. Route 1 in the late 1960s, but the major change was the 1963 opening of Interstate 95, which shifted the bulk of the Philadelphia-Baltimore traffic away from Oxford. The former Pennsylvania Railroad Station is now the borough hall.
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Kevin Smith Transportation Group delivers both Leisure and Corporate Transportations services in Oxford, PA. KSTG’s Leisure division will often be seen sending out a Wedding Limo or Wedding Shuttle on most weekends. Service requests for a Limo or Party Bus for a Night on the Town or a trip to Philadelphia, PA for a concert or show is very common and popular for those who live in Oxford, PA. The exciting requests for a Party Bus to the Manhattan Cruise Terminal or a night out at the casinos makes for a great night.
If you are fortunate enough to work for one of the amazing companies in Oxford, PA, then you may require the services of Kevin Smith Transportation Group and our Corporate Transportation division. Airport Transportation is a common service request with Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) located so close to Oxford, PA. However, with nearly a dozen International Airports in the Mid-Atlantic area, many companies will utilize KSTG’s services for Airport Transportation to Newark international (EWR), Kennedy Airport (JFK) or other points north or south of the Philadelphia, PA area.
Other Corporate Transportation services that Kevin Smith Transportation Group offers companies in Oxford, PA include Shuttle Services. This may be needed for moving employees to local SEPTA stations for both their morning commute and returning home in the evening. KSTH Sprinters and Mini Buses are popular vehicles for this service. Some companies, with offices or clients around the country, often have employees traveling through local FBO’s. When Private Aviation is utilized, KSTG Cadillac XTS’s and Black Yukon’s are often seen transferring employees from their offices in Oxford, PA to those local FBO’s including Northeast Philadelphia Airport, Doylestown Airport and Wings Field.
Black Car Service
Many companies in Oxford, PA have been pushed by their Senior Management or Counsel’s office to follow strict Duty of Care requirements with their employees. This means that the days of using an unregulated Black Car Service for Corporate Transportation services is no longer allowed. For Kevin Smith Transportation Group, this means that our Black Car Service division, including our fleet of Cadillac XTS’s, Black Yukons and Black Infiniti’s, are regular visitors to Oxford, PA.
Limo Service in Oxford, Pa
The entire team at Kevin Smith Transportation Group is proud of our partnership with every company, venue and person from Oxford, PA who chooses KSTG as their #1 Transportation Company. We believe our priorities around luxury helps us deliver our services for everything from a once in a lifetime Wedding celebration to supporting our Corporate clients who require use of our Shuttles and Sprinters for a company event. With Oxford, PA and KSTG working together, we are confident KSTG vehicles will continue to support the entire area for years to come.