This lively city has a 150-year old history and offers beautiful neighborhoods, a vibrant business district, first-rate schools and plenty of parks and trails for relaxing, enjoying nature and staying active. Welcome to Northville.
The City of Northville is located at the western edge of metro Detroit. The 2.2 square mile area is equally divided between Wayne and Oakland Counties and is about 30 minutes from downtown Detroit and 25 minutes from downtown Ann Arbor. The major thoroughfares of I-275 and M-14 are nearby.
The Northville area is known for its rolling hills and attractive countryside. The city retains a small-town atmosphere with stately Victorian-era architecture in its Historic District and well-kept older homes built before the 1930’s. The housing includes single-family residences, condominiums, and multi-family complexes. Specialty shops, art galleries, theaters, restaurants and intriguing landmarks abound in the walkable downtown. Arts and culture enthusiasts will love the gallery exhibits and public classes at the Northville Art House.
If you’re looking for green space, you’ll find it at the city’s numerous parks and trails – many with woods, ponds and rivers. Children and adults alike can explore and exercise in acres of green space – perfect for walking and running. City roads have plenty of bike lanes for leisure and serious bikers.
The City is part of the award winning Northville School District that has six elementary, two middle, and one senior high school. The math and reading MEAP scores for the Northville Public Schools district run about 35% above state averages.
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