Oxelösund

Last updated: 23 12 2020

Oxelösund, with residents numbering just over 11,500, is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea one hour south of Stockholm. The location with its harbour provides fantastic opportunities for bathing in the sea, sailing, kayaking and observing the nature around the archipelago.

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

11,969

Size by area

745 km²

Distance to larger towns

  • Norrköping 72 km
  • Katrineholm 73 km
  • Södertälje 81 km
View of an archipelago with many white sailing boats in the water.

Oxelösund is also the most contrasting of towns. Here, small-scale meets large-scale. Industry meets nature. Motorways meet the sea. Welcome to Oxelösund!

Housing

In the municipality there are accommodation companies where you can search for flats with the right of tenancy, cooperative flats and other types of accommodation. On the municipality's website you can read more about the vacant accommodation and the companies which provide them.

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    Language groups in the locality

    In the municipality there are many different language groups represented. Contact the municipality's refugee reception areas for more information.

    Associations and organisations

    In the municipality there are a large number of associations with different emphases. For example, sports associations, cultural associations, churches and different communions. On the municipality's you can search in the association register for an association which matches your interests.

    What is available in the immediate area

    In Oxelösund there are shops, libraries, community centres, open preschools, welfare centres and chemists.

    Childcare

    The municipality offers a school system for those who are at home with children. The municipality has teaching facilities such as preschools and family day nurseries for children aged between 1 and 5 years. See the municipality's website for more information.

    Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools

    Oxelösund municipality has an agreement with Nyköping where most national upper secondary school programmes can be found to choose from.

    Education opportunities

    Campus is a collective name for the education which is on offer within adult education in Oxelösund.

    Health and medical care

    Within the municipality you'll find a number of different forms of care. Here there are amongst other things a welfare centre for general issues and access to child care, antenatal care and dental care. On the municipality's website you can find more information about who you can turn to for different areas of care.

    Interpreter assistance

    The municipality uses Språkservice more often than not.

    Public transport

    There are public transport links in the municipality. Information on timetables and different ways to travel can be found on the municipality's website.

    Work and entrepreneurship

    SSAB is the region's largest private employer, followed by Oxelösund municipality itself and the port of Oxelösund.