Introduction to Madison Heights, Michigan
Madison Heights, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 2 miles E of Royal Oak, Michigan and 11 miles N of Detroit, Michigan. The city is included in the Detroit metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 31,101 people lived in Madison Heights.
Madison Heights History
Madison Heights was originally a part of the Royal Oak Township. It was incorporated as a city on January 17, 1955. Over the years, a large number of commercial and industrial businesses have sprung up in this city.
Madison Heights and nearby Attractions
- Cranbrook Art Museum
- Pewabic Pottery
- Ferndale Historical Museum
- Detroit Zoo
- Mark Twain Park
- Red Oaks Waterpark
Things To Do In Madison Heights
Historical sites near the city of Madison Heights include the Historic Fort Wayne, the Fox Theater Building and Cranbrook, which is home to the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel. Children will particularly enjoy visiting the Detroit Zoo and the Red Oaks Waterpark.
Madison Heights Transportation
Air transportation is available at the Detroit City Airport.
Madison Heights Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are available at the Macomb Community College, the Lawrence Technological University, and the Oakland Community College.