Introduction to Trenton, Michigan
Trenton, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 8 miles SE of Taylor, Michigan and 14 miles SW of Detroit, Michigan. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Detroit metropolitan area. Trenton contains a population of approximately 19,584.
Abram Caleb Truax is considered to be the founder of Trenton. He constructed a church, sawmill and a store in the present day downtown Trenton. At that time, the area was known as Truaxton. The name was changed to Trenton in 1850, and it was incorporated as a village in the year 1855. In 1957, Trenton was reincorporated as a city.
Trenton and nearby Attractions
- Trenton Historical Museum
- Dearborn Historical Museum
- Sterling State Park
- Historic Fort Wayne
- Dossin Great Lakes Museum
- Detroit Zoo
Things To Do In Trenton
In Trenton one can enjoy fishing at the beautiful Elizabeth Park. You can also visit the Trenton Historical Museum to explore the past of the city. Golf enthusiasts can spend their leisure at the golf courses and country clubs that are close to the city. Detroit's Greektown and the Great Lakes Museum are also nearby.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is nearby.
Trenton Higher Education
Wayne State University, the University of Detroit Mercy, Marygrove College, Henry Ford Community College and the University of Michigan - Dearborn are close to the city.