Introduction to Pontiac, Michigan
Pontiac, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 24 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan. The city is part of the Detroit metropolitan statistical area. About 66,337 people live in Pontiac.
The earliest European settlers arrived in the area in the year 1818. Two years after their arrival, there were enough people in the area to form a village. The village was formally recognized by the state legislature in 1837. Later, in the year 1861, Pontiac was incorporated as a city.
Pontiac and nearby Attractions
- Modernage Gallery
- Pontiac Silverdome
- Balloon Depot
- Oakland County - Library
- Clutch Cargo-Mill Street Entry
- Lawrence Street Gallery
Things To Do In Pontiac
The Recreation Center in the greater Pontiac area provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages. They organize gymnastics and sports clubs for youth and various clubs and activities for adults.
The nearest international airport is the Oakland County International Airport.
Pontiac Higher Education
Students seeking higher education can enroll in the Oakland Community College-Bloomfield Hills Campus, Oakland University or at the Lawrence Technological University.