Introduction to Novi, Michigan
Novi, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 5 miles W of Farmington Hills, Michigan and 24 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan. The city is considered part of the Detroit metropolitan area. Novi has a population of 47,386.
Novi was incorporated as a city in 1969. It annexed sections of the Novi Township during the 1970s, which led to a lengthy legal battle in which the final judgment was given in favor of the city of Novi. Another significant development in 1970s was the building of the Twelve Oaks Mall, which paved the way for the rapid development of the area.
Novi and nearby Attractions
- Motorsports Hall of Fame
- Proud Lake State Recreation Area
- Highland Recreation Area
- Walled Lake
- Farmington Country Club
- Bob-O-Link Golf Club
Things To Do In Novi
The city has excellent natural resources in the form of parks and open spaces. Lakeshore Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the southeast Michigan area. Great shopping opportunities are available at the Twelve Oaks Mall.
Oakland County International is the nearest major airport.
Novi Higher Education
The Institute of Natural Health Sciences, Madonna University and Oakland Community College provide higher education to residents of Novi.