In 1827, The Charter Township of Bloomfield incorporated and became the first Township established in Oakland County. The boundaries included the present 36 square miles, plus present day West Bloomfield and Southfield Townships, until the Michigan Legislature limited township boundaries to 36 square miles. In 1932, the Villiage of Bloomfield Hills became an independant city. The Villiage of Birmingham broke away in 1933 and became an independant city as well.



  Today, Bloomfield Hills is one of the most affluent in the US and called home to nearly 50,000 residents. From nationally acclaimed Bloomfield Hills Schools to its superior community standards, Bloomfield Hills earns bragging rights as one of the best places to live with plenty of architectural, historical, cultural and educational venues like world-renown Cranbrook and the Academy of Sacred Heart. Incredible landscaping and topography with Bloomfield's most scenic country clubs, golf courses nature trails and lakes abound in beauty, combined with premium public and private educational institutions, thriving business economy, and exceptional public safety with one of the lowest crime indexes in the nation.


Neighboring West Bloomfield Township, Birmingham and Troy share similar exceptional amenities including nature preserves, state of the art facilities such as major universities, community colleges, fitness clubs, aquatic centers, a number of diverse places of worship such as churches, synagogues and mosques, community centers and libraries with internet access Medical facilities such as the New Henry Ford Hospital on Maple Road in prestigious West Bloomfield to long-trusted William Beaumont Hospital in Troy provide quality health care. High caliber shopping and restaurants along Old Woodward Avenue in trendy Birmingham with two hour free parking, to the grand Somerset Mall in Troy provide fashion shows, fundraisers, midnight sale events and the ultimate in shopping experience.


Community activities and events take place year round in the local and surrounding area including annual celebrations like traditional Orchard Lake St. Mary's Fair - the oldest fair in the country, nostalgic Woodward Dream Cruise with hot rod and vintage vehicles cruising like the good 'ole days, and Festivals like Arts Beats and Eats, Troy Daze and the Birmingham Fair.


Bloomfield Hills and its entire surrounding area which includes Orchard Lake, Birmingham, West Bloomfield and Troy, boasts many of the very finest in grand luxury homes and estates in all of Michigan. Magnificent lakefront homes stand in majesty along seventeen of Bloomfield's lakes including Pine Lake, Orchard Lake, Forest Lake, and Walnut Lake to name a few, with a number of estates situated on golf courses and hills. Mostly residential, the area does consist of gourmet grocery stores, fine dining, specialty shops and impressive professional buildings. Tree lined streets, clean and safe neighborhoods, and a strong sense of community pride and involvement make Bloomfield and its surrounding area one of the very best places to live and raise a family.


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