Introduction to South Lyon, Michigan
South Lyon, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 13 miles N of Ann Arbor, Michigan and 32 miles W of Detroit, Michigan. The city is part of the Detroit metropolitan statistical area. About 10,036 people live in South Lyon.
South Lyon History
The area that is now known as South Lyon City was originially referred to as Thompson’s Corners. The early settlements in the area began in the year 1832 when the first house was built by. The Michigan Legislature named the surrounding township after Lucius Lyon, one of its members.
South Lyon and nearby Attractions
- Witches Hat Depot Museum
- Health Emporium
- The 4 Seasons Garden Club
- McHattie park
- Moose Ridge Golf Course
Things To Do In South Lyon
You can enjoy a walk down the historic downtown of South Lyon during your leisure time. Take time out to visit the famous McHattie park, which comprises the historic Witch's Hat Depot Museum, the Freight House and the Victorian Gazebo. The city is also dotted with various restaurants and bars.
South Lyon Transportation
Oakland County International Airport is close to the city.
South Lyon Higher Education
Some of the universities and colleges situated close to the city are the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Eastern Michigan University and Washtenaw Community College.