Northville, also known as Northville Township is an affluent suburb of the Detroit Metropolitan area. With its Victorian charm and historic homes surrounded by scenic wealth and natural beauty, it is well suited for those individuals who feel the need to get away from it all but still within close proximity of Ann Arbor, Detroit and Metro Airport.
Downtown Northville offers more than 75 shops, boutiques and restaurants. Take a walk through downtown and see its Victorian charm and historic landmarks. One of the many places visitors enjoy is the Mill Race Village, located on 11 acres that were donated by Ford Motor Company in 1972. Northville Historic Society has gathered historic buildings and restored this village. Also surrounding this area and Northville are several pretty lakes and one natural lake, Silver Spring Lake. This is the only natural lake in all of Wayne County.
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Northville is divided by Oakland and Wayne counties. Most of the Oakland County location is surrounded by the city of Novi. The Wayne County portion is surrounded by Northville Township. Both areas are surrounded by major highways, which are I-96, I-275 and M-14.
Northville’s estimated median household income is approximately $97,075 and the median value of Northville Homes for Sale is approx. $357,334. Over 40% of the homes in Northville have been built in the 1980’s. Newer subdivisions are: Arcadia Ridge, Bella Vista, Falls of Northville, Tuscany Reserve, Northville Hills Golf Community and Mayberry Estates.
The primary school district in the community is the Northville Public School, which consist of 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 high school. Most of Northville students attend the Northville public schools and that is attributed to the high quality of education that Northville schools have and the outstanding State scores that are produced in this school system. Most students go on to 2 or 4 year colleges.
There also is a strong involvement with the recreation department of Northville. They sponsor many league teams, baseball, softball, hockey, soccer and football for all age groups. Northville recreational facilities consist of, baseball diamonds, private swim club, Maybury Urban State Park, which has 920 acres and one private and three public golf courses.