Introduction to Auburn Hills, Michigan
Auburn Hills, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 4 miles NE of Pontiac, Michigan and 26 miles N of Detroit, Michigan. The city is conveniently located inside the Detroit metropolitan area. There are an estimated 19,837 people in Auburn Hills.
Auburn Hills History
Auburn Hills began as the town of Auburn in the year 1821. Aaron Webster was the first settler in this region. He came to Auburn Hills from New York. Webster started a saw mill and grist mill in the area, which attracted more settlers to Auburn Hills. It was incorporated as a city in 1983.
Auburn Hills and nearby Attractions
- Walter P Chrysler Museum
- City of Auburn Hills River Woods Park
- Galloway Lake Estates
- Walter P. Chrysler Museum
- Hawk Woods Nature Center
- Palace of Auburn Hills
Things To Do In Auburn Hills
If history interests you, then visit the various historical buildings and museums in and around the city. You can also relax at the city parks with family members or friends. The recreation department of the city regularly organizes events and programs as well.
Auburn Hills Transportation
The nearest major airport is Oakland County International.
Auburn Hills Higher Education
Some of the colleges and universities situated close to the city are Oakland University, Oakland Community College-Bloomfield Hills Campus, University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus and Lawrence Technological University.