LIFESTYLE 4 Greater Rochester - 2022 Community Guide

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“In September 2021, the community of Rochester Hills was honored with the Rochester Hills is focused Michigan Municipal League’s 2021 Community Excellence on innovation and the Award during the League’s future. But its roots go Annual Convention in back to 1835 when Avon Grand Rapids.

Township was organized. In 1978 Avon became a Charter Township and in 1984 its residents voted to become the Home Rule City of Rochester Hills. Today, Rochester Hills is a leading community of Oakland County offering quality city services and infrastructure, proximity to major roadways, access to diverse and advanced fiber optic networks, the research and development firepower of a major university, a Michigan SmartZone and a dedicated planning and development department.