Farmington Hills Michigan

Farmington Hills Michigan is located in central/southern Oakland County, about 23 mile northwest of Detroit. It is home to over 79,000 residents, and is the second largest city in the county. Farmington Hills is a beautiful city with many landscaped public area’s and parks. The city covers 33.31 square miles, with on .03 of that being water. Many people often consider Farmington and Farmington Hills to be the same thing, while merging the two was considered in the past, Farmington Hills remains a separate municipality from the City of Farmington. Farmington Hills is bordered on the North by West Bloomfield, On the south by City of Farmington, On the West by Novi, and on the East by Southfield.  Click on the button below to go straight to the Farmington Hills Real Estate Page or read on to learn more about Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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Farmington Hills Schools

Farmington Hills & City of Farmington share the Farmington Public School District. Parts of Farmington Hills also attend the West Bloomfield, Clarenceville, and Walled Lake School District’s. For colleges, Oakland County Community College has its “Orchard Ridge” campus located with-in Farmington Hills and Wayne State University also has a Farmington Hills campus location.

Farmington Hills Parks & Rec

There is a ton to do in Farmington Hills for the outdoor lover! With 9 parks all hosting assorted events, family’s and individuals alike can all find some recreation. The most popular park of the city, Heritage Park, is 211 acres with 4.5 miles of trails. Perfect for hiking, nature, and in the winter cross country skiing. Many Farmington Hills city events are held here at heritage park, and residents can also use the picture area complete with play structures and grills on a first come first serve basis. Learn More about all the Farmington Hills Parks Here. Also in Farmington Hills, The Costick Center, provides many programs and events for the community including a residents swimming pool, gymnasium, and rentable banquet facilities.

Farmington Hills Municipal Information

Farmington Hills offices are located on the southwest corner of Orchard Lake & 11 Mile Roads. They have their own Police Department which has won many awards in the State of Michigan. The department employees 104 sword officers, 46 civilians, and 14 volunteers. Farmington Hills also has its own fire department consisting of five stations, one which is fully operations 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Taxes in Farmington Hills currently range from 32-39 mils per year depending on the school district. This means for every $1,000 in taxable value of your home, you would pay $32-$39. Broken down as follows;

Farmington Schools          40.86  Principal Residence          48.67   Non-Principal Residence
Clarenceville Schools       3 3.20  Principal Residence          51.20   Non-Principal Residence
Walled Lake Schools         35.37  Principal Residence          50.99   Non-Principal Residence

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Farmington Hills Shopping & Entertainment

Farmington Hills shopping and entertainment district is really spread out through-out the city, versus having a general downtown area, however all along Orchard Lake you can find what you need! From a fine dining experience at Leli’s on the Green to the classic Sliders at Greene. Farmington Hills is also home to several Golf Courses and country clubs for the sports enthusiast, and is only a short distance away from Downtown Farmington with boutique & specialty shops and a plethora of dining and entertainment options.


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