Introduction to Farmington, Michigan
Farmington, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 1 miles S of Farmington Hills, Michigan and 19 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan. The city is considered part of the Detroit metropolitan area. Farmington has a population of 10,423.
Farmington was founded almost two centuries ago. The area was initially inhabited by the Native Americans, before Europen settlers came here and built their homes. The city has developed around a center of commercial activity along the Grand River Avenue. The Farmington Township experienced a period of remarkable growth from 1850 to 1890.
Farmington and nearby Attractions
- Farmington Area Founders
- Farmington Hills Costick Center
- Founder's Sports Park
- Farmington Historical Museum
- Newport Park LLC
- Heritage Park
Things To Do In Farmington
The city offers an array of things to do for its people. You can either catch the evening show in the civic theatre or hangout in the parks with friends. If history interests you then you can visit the Governor Warner museum or just take a walk down historical downtown Farmington.
Air transportation in the city is provided by Oakland County International Airport.
Farmington Higher Education
Some of the colleges and universities situated near the city are Schoolcraft College, Madonna University, Lawrence Technological University and Henry Ford Community College.