Introduction to Lincoln Park, Michigan
Lincoln Park, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 4 miles E of Taylor, Michigan and 8 miles SW of Detroit, Michigan. The people of the city are in the Detroit metropolitan area. Lincoln Park has a population of 40,008.
Lincoln Park History
The area that is now known as Lincoln Park was originally inhabited by the Potawatomi Indians. In 1777 they ceded their land to French settler Pierre St. Cosme. Lincoln Park was established as a village in 1921 and incorporated as a city in 1925.
Lincoln Park and nearby Attractions
- Ford Park
- LaBlanc Field
- Lincoln Park Historical Museum
- Allen Park
- Southgate Municipal Golf Course
- Lincoln Park Public Library
Things To Do In Lincoln Park
The city's Parks and Recreation Department plans and organizes a diverse range of activities for people of all ages. These include self development and fitness programs, contests and entertainment events. Branches of the Ecorse River run through the city and its banks are popular recreational spots. The local museum is a great place to learn about the history of Lincoln Park.
Lincoln Park Transportation
The Detroit City Airport is the closest major airport.
Lincoln Park Higher Education
There are many institutions for higher education nearby. Among these are Wayne State University, Marygrove College and the University of Detroit Mercy.