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Leonard & Addison Township

Village of Leonard Addison Township 23 E. Elmwood Street 1440 Rochester Rd Leonard 48367 Addison Township 48367 (248) 628-5409 (248) 628-7380 Population: 351 Income: $60,000 Population: 6,141 Income: $86,000 Horse farms, working farms, country estates, lakefront living – all are available in Addison Township. Far enough off the beaten path to enjoy a rural lifestyle, yet close to shopping, entertainment and commercial activities makes this section of Oakland County a sought after place to live. In the northeast area of the Township is Leonard, a quiet hamlet where everyone knows each other. Both the Township and Village use the Oxford Public Schools, with parts of the Township serviced by the Almont, Lapeer and Romeo Public school systems. A good portion of the 12.2 mile Polly Ann Trail crosses through the township. Addison Oaks County Park provides hiking, biking and other outdoor activities. Horseback riding is a popular and it is not uncommon to see groups of riders along township roads.

Oxford & Oxford Township

Village of Oxford Oxford Township 22 W. Burdick, P.O. Box 94, Oxford 48371 300 Dunlap Rd., Oxford 48371 (248) 628-2543 (248) 628-9787 Population: 3,050 Income: $60,000 Population: 17,283 Income: $85,000 Oxford has been transformed into a community of prestigious developments and attractive industrial parks. The Village is one square mile within the Township and includes a charming Central Business District. M-24 runs straight through Oxford and is the north-south commercial corridor that provides access to I-69 and a link to I-75. Oxford Community Schools and the Lake Orion School District are the community’s educational resources. The Village has recreation programs for all ages, 3 lake parks and the Polly Ann Trail. The Township has numerous parks with full recreational facilities plus the Stoney Lake Township Park. Many world-class entertainment venues sit at Oxford’s doorstep - Meadowbrook Theatre, Meadowbrook Music Festival and DTE Energy Music Theatre draw national talent and productions.

Holly & Holly Township

Village of Holly Holly Township Karl Richter Community Center 102 Civic Drive • Holly 48442 300 East Street, Holly 48442 (248) 634-9331 (248) 634-9571 • Population: 5,975 Income: $53,000 Population: 11,362 Income: $63,000 Holly’s roots go back to 1831. From humble beginnings the town prospered to become the focal point of Township activities. The automobile brought easier access to the area which also brought new businesses and visitors. It also led to residential development with a number of communities offering the benefits of carefree country living with modern amenities. History also created very unique entertainment venues that draws thousands of visitors to Holly each year – the Michigan Renaissance Festival and the Holly Dickens Festival. Come and enjoy either a day of knights jousting on the green, jugglers, dancing or an old time small town Christmas celebration. When a bit of peace and quiet is in order take time to explore the surrounding parklands and numerous hiking and biking trails. When Old Man Winter arrives take advantage of the local ski areas or take advantage of Holly’s many specialty boutiques and antique malls. Holly is truly a unique place that you need to visit or stay for a very long time.

Holly Area Chamber of Commerce 300 East Street Holly, MI 48442

248.215.7099 @HollyChamberMI

South Lyon & Lyon Township

South Lyon City Offices 335 S. Warren South Lyon 48178 (248) 437-1735 • Population: 12,280 Income: $63,000

Lyon Township 58000 Grand River Ave. New Hudson 481 65 (248) 437-2240 • Population: 18,708 Income: $94,000

South Lyon is surrounded by Lyon Township. Along with the Township, South Lyon sports a number of new housing developments and there is an active upgrade/ remodeling movement going on at the same time. South Lyon’s growth is fueled by lifestyle choices, accessibility to the rest of Metro Detroit/Western Michigan and recreational opportunities.

Lyon Township is one of the economic cornerstones of Oakland County. Located along the I-96 corridor the Township’s 32 square miles has some of the best healthcare, technology, industrial and automotive headquarters. Although its rapid growth has been fueled by its strategic location, unique workforce mix of highly qualified workers, researchers and educators and its proximity to major universities, Lyon Township has thoughtfully planned its development to maintain the quality of Life its residents enjoy. Proof is in the quality of the residential and retail development, the excellent school systems serving the community and recreational options.

Milford & Milford Township

Milford Village 1100 Atlantic Street, Milford 48381 (248) 684-1515 Population: 6,258 Income: $71,000

Milford Township 1100 Atlantic Street • Milford 48381 (248) 684-1515 Population: 9,661 Income: $80,000

Milford Village is 2.5 square miles nestled in Milford Township. It is accessible from both I-96 and M-59. The central business district is the commercial focal point for the surrounding area and features charming shops and eclectic dining choices. The Village boasts six parks within its boundaries. Central Park is a favorite with the younger residents because of the playscape, basketball courts, and other activities. Fairgrounds Park, adjacent to the Senior Center, offers a picnic area and shuffleboard courts. Hubbell Pond Park is the site of the Village’s YMCA and Library.

Milford Township enjoys the recreational opportunities of Kensington Metropark, with over 4,000 acres of lakes, woods, beaches, and hiking trails, with nearby Proud Lake State Recreation Area and Camp Dearborn making this truly an outdoor paradise. New construction, historic homes and established neighborhoods provide good value on investment. The Huron Valley School District is the primary district.

Highland Township

Highland Township Offices 205 North John Street, Highland 48357 (248) 887-3791 • Population: 17,790 Income: $75,000 Highland Township is on the central portion of Oakland County’s west border. This community offers country life with metropolitan amenities. The Huron Valley is well known for its outdoor recreation, with expansive park systems, state recreation preserves and trail systems offer premier hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding and more. The Huron Valley School District offers programs for every student, from those needing special attention to accelerated and advanced placement courses. 25

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