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Washington Township Historic past… Developing future… A present day community with much to offer. Washington Township lies thirty miles north of Detroit with a history that dates back almost two hundred years. It grew to prosperity as an agricultural community and a number of historic orchards and farms can still be seen throughout the area. The Township is a place where historic architecture mingles with modern lifestyles and fine amenities. It is a place that honors the natural resources with which it was blessed and makes these resources available to its residents of all ages to enjoy year round through an extensive array of facilities and programs. Washington Township is home to several school districts including the highly regarded Romeo School District which offers everything from traditional core subjects to vocational and technical training. Electronics, emergency medical services, culinary arts, computer repair and even video production classes are available. The Township’s high quality district library system augments the educational experience and a Boys and Girls club is available for Township youth to interact with responsible adults after school hours. The Township offers a low tax, high service environment for residents and businesses alike. Streets are patrolled under a contract with the Macomb County Sheriff and highly regarded fire and ambulance services are provided by the township. Washington’s growing village district and other commercial areas provide ample opportunities for entrepreneurs to start a business and flourish with access to markets through the M-53 Expressway. Most importantly, because Washington is a growing community it offers an environment where your business can grow along with the Township. If you are looking for a relaxed, small town community dotted with lakes and streams, state-of-the-art facilities with programs to match, quality educational opportunities, and diversified lifestyle choices, then come to Washington Township.

Something For Everyone

A growing community with a bright future.

ADDENDUM — Washington Township

Area: 36.2 Sq. Miles Economic Base: Orchards, farms, agritourism, light industry, research parks, Stony Creek Metropark. Location: Northwest corner of the county, 30 miles north of Detroit, easy access to major expressways. Government: Charter township, supervisor, clerk, treasurer, trustees. Housing: Median Sale Price - $340,000 (August 2018) Income: Median Household Income - $82,000 Population: 26,447 (July 2017) Libraries: Romeo District Library, • Graubner Branch (586) 752-0603 65821 Van Dyke, Washtington 48095 • Kezar Branch (586) 752-2583 107 Church Street, Romeo 48065 Medical Services: William Beaumont - Troy, Crittenton - Rochester, Henry Ford Macomb-Clinton, numerous urgent care clinics. (See “Health Care” section) Newspapers: Macomb Daily: The Record: Parks and Recreation: Romeo - Washinton - Bruce recreation offers programs for all ages (, Senior Center, Fitness Center, Music in the Park, annual festivals, Stony Creek Metropark. Post Office: 58757 Van Dyke, Washington 48094. 800-ASK-USPS.

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Stony Creek Metropark The Macomb Orchard Trail Historic orchards and winery 3 golf courses Parks and recreation programs Low taxes, high end amenities Diversified lifestyles Outdoor festivals and family activities Quality education Business friendly

Protection: Macomb County Sheriff (586) 469-5502 Fire Department (586) 781-6161 • Emergency 9-1-1 Schools: Romeo, Rochester Community and Utica School Districts (See School Grid) Tax Rates in Mills (2017): Romeo Utica Rochester Homestead: 31.2276 29.5843 28.6843 Non-Homestead: 49.2276 47.5843 46.2519 Transportation: STAR Transportation offers transport services to seniors with advanced registration (586) 752-9010 • Smart Bus: Curb-to-curb advanced registration service. Mon-Fri, reservation 7:00-4:00 call (866) 962-5515, Seniors: Washington Senior Center, 57800 VanDyke (southside of municipal offices) Open weekdays, programs for 50+. (586) 786-0131 Utilities: Comcast and AT&T (cable), SEMCO and Consumers (gas), DTE (electric) Well and Septic Macomb County Health Department (586) 469-5235, Detroit Water and Sewer (313) 964-9477, Dept. of Public Works (586) 786-0010 ext. 221, GFL (Trash Pick up) (586) 772-8900 TOWNSHIP OFFICE Washington Township 57900 Van Dyke Washington, MI 48094 (586) 786-0010

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Comm. 12900 Hall Road, Suite 100 Sterling Heights, MI 48313 (586) 731-5400 43

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