Welcome to Quality Living

Northville is a lively city, with a 150-year old history, that offers beautiful neighborhoods, a vibrant business district, first-rate schools and city services, historic buildings and settings, and plenty of parks and trails for relaxing, enjoying nature and staying active.

The city embraces its heritage with historic buildings in downtown Northville, neighborhoods that feature 19th Century homes, and unique historical sites.

Specialty shops, art galleries, theaters, restaurants and intriguing landmarks abound in the walkable downtown.

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.

Come to Northville to experience all that makes this city a destination for quality living.

Mayor Roth speaking at 150th Anniversary

City of Northville celebrates 150th Anniversary of its founding as a village

History came to life at this year’s Heritage Festival as the City of Northville officially celebrated its 150th anniversary of becoming a village in 1867. (It became a city in 1955.) The Village of Northville came into being when early settlers moved north from neighboring Plymouth, which celebrates its 150th anniversary as a city this year.

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Mayor Ken Roth’s speech at Northville’s Town Square on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Welcome everyone to today’s events as Northville celebrates the 150th anniversary of its founding.

When the first settlers arrived here it could take as long as three days to journey from the center of Detroit; Northville was at the edge of the wilderness.

In March of 1867 Northville broke off from Plymouth and declared itself a village one day prior to Plymouth declaring itself a village. Northville got its name by being North of Plymouth.

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Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis is an adult club that’s all about kids

Kiwanis is a worldwide organization that launched a new club in Northville in 2012. It’s a youthful group, with 50% of its members under the age of 40, all of whom live or work in Northville city or township. Erin Flynn, an attorney at Kelly & Kelly, is vice president of the club and will take on the president’s role on Oct. 1, 2017.

The club is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, under the tent on the lawn of the commons area adjacent to City Hall and the Northville District Library. Tickets are $6 for individuals and $25 for a household.

The menu consists of pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, juice and milk, with food donated by Red Olive Restaurants and milk from Guernsey Dairy.

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Maybury Trailhead

Maybury gets new trailhead kiosk

The Regional Trailhead Kiosk and the LINK signage with Maybury were installed and celebrated on September 9, 2017.

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