Oxford College of Emory University, also called Oxford College and originally founded as Emory College, is an American two-year residential college specializing in the foundations of liberal arts education. It is the birthplace and one of nine academic divisions of Emory University. Opening in 1838, the college is located on Emory University’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, 38 miles east of Emory’s Atlanta campus. The college has multiple dormitories, academic buildings, churches as well as a track, full tennis courts and a soccer field.
Factory Shoals Recreational Park is a beautiful nature park, situated along the Alcovy River in the southern portion of Newton County, contains over 450-acres. The park is a haven for picnickers, campers, swimmers, hikers, rafters and nature lovers in general.