Introduction to Fraser, Michigan
Fraser, Michigan, in Macomb county, is 4 miles NW of St. Clair Shores, Michigan and 15 miles N of Detroit, Michigan. Part of the surrounding Detroit metro area, Fraser is home to some 15,297 residents.
Fraser began as a crossroads community that grew into a village around 1851. Later on, the village was named after Alexander J. Frazer, who visited the area in 1858 and purchased land here. In 1860, Fraser was renamed McPhersonville. However, the name was changed back to Fraser in 1863. It was incorporated as a village in 1894, and was reincorporated as a city in 1956.
Fraserand nearby Attractions
- Fraser Historic Museum
- Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
- Historic Fort Wayne
- Addison Oaks County Park
- Bald Mountain Recreation Area
Things To Do In Fraser
Fraser includes a number of parks and playgrounds, including the Steffens Park, McKinley Park, Boris Park and Meadows Park. Apart from its beautiful trail, Harringon Park also features a baseball field, a soccer complex and picnic tables. The Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Greektown and the Cranbrook House are also close to the city.
The Detroit City Airport is the closest major airport.
Fraser Higher Education
Macomb Community College, Lawrence Technological University, University of Phoenix - Detroit Campus, Wayne State University, Oakland University and other colleges provide higher educational facilities to the residents of Fraser.