Introduction to Clawson, Michigan
Clawson, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 3 miles N of Royal Oak, Michigan and 14 miles N of Detroit, Michigan. The city is considered part of the Detroit metropolitan area. Clawson has a population of 12,732.
Early settlers in this area purchased land and named it sections 3 and 4 of Town 1, Range 11 East and sections 33 and 34 of Town 2, Range 11 East, Bloomfield Township. The first road was built in the year 1827 between these section lines. Clawson was incorporated as a city in 1940.
Clawson and nearby Attractions
- Clawson Historical Museum
- Madison Heights Nature Center
- Clawson Parks & Recreation
- Clawson Park
- Red Run Golf Club
- Worden Park
Things To Do In Clawson
One can attend the swimming training center at Clawson High School, which offers swimming and adult water aerobics classes. Clawson Parks and Recreation Department also organizes various activities and programs throughout the year.
Detroit City Airport provides air transportation to the area.
Clawson Higher Education
The colleges and universities situated close to the city are University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus, Oakland Community College-Bloomfield Hills Campus, Macomb Community College and Henry Ford Community College.