Farmington, Michigan is the epitome of small-town charm and community spirit. Surrounded by the City of Farmington Hills and portions of Livonia, Farmington receives about 32 inches of rain per year and about 30 inches of snow. Summer high temperatures reach around 85 degrees with winter lows averaging 17 degrees.
The Farmington Area
Farmington was founded in 1824 on the site of 3 Native American trails and is home to the Farmington Historic District.
Farmington pays homage to its history by maintaining historic structures, many of which still have original features such as brick walls and wood floors. Yet, while maintaining historic integrity, Farmington is also in the process of renovation and remodeling to accommodate modern amenities and creature comforts.
The sidewalks of Grand River Avenue, Farmington’s main street, are adorned with small town shops and boutiques, as well as hidden gems like the Basement Burger Bar and other basement restaurants. A stroll down the avenue will find residents greeting each other by name. Because it’s a small city in Oakland County, with a population of only about 10,000 residents, Farmington is recognized by the locals as being a safe area to live.
Farmington Home Values
Lush greenery surrounds ranch-style houses, speckled with bungalow and cape cod homes, in neighborhoods within walking distance to supermarkets and shops. Median home prices in the area are around $156,000 with median household income just under $60,000.
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The area’s young are educated by Farmington Public Schools.
Public Transportation is made possible by the SMART bus and shuttle service.
Where is Farmington
The City of Farmington is about 20 miles northwest of Detroit in Oakland County. Farmington is small community nestled within Farmington Hills.
Map of Farmington
Farmington Historic District
Farmington Farmers Market
2018 marks the 25th season the Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market is open to delight the community. Every week, Michigan Farmers pick the freshest locally grown produce for display in Downtown Farmington. Artisans display their handcrafted originals for both home and garden.
One of the area’s focal points is the Farmington Civic, an art deco historic movie theater that still operates with two screens showing movies daily. Other favorites include Cold Stone Creamery, bakery, and the “clothes encounters” boutique offering unique women’s clothing. You don’t want to miss Los Tres Amigos!
The Farmington Pavilion is a favorite hot spot featuring concerts, farmers markets, and festivals.
For small town charm, quiet neighborhoods, community spirit, safety, walkability, and plenty of recreation, Farmington, Michigan is a great place to call home.
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