Farmington Hills is the most populous city in Oakland County, Michigan and is included in the inner ring of wealthy Detroit suburbs known as The North Woods. The North Woods is known for excellent schools, great housing stock, and a center of business in Oakland County. As of the 2006 census, the city population was 79,793. The city shares much of its history and present-day resources with the neighboring Farmington, MI.
Farmington Hills is a great place to call home. Within its borders you’ll find quiet, comfortable neighborhoods, top-notch schools, more than 600 acres of public parks, and exceptional cultural and recreational programs for youth, seniors, and all ages in between. The Holocaust Memorial Center that was originally part of the Jewish Community Center in neighboring West Bloomfield Township recently moved to Farmington Hills. The Cultural Arts Division coordinates cultural arts programs for the Farmington Hills / Farmington community through classes, events and activities. The division also acts as a direct connection to the area’s various community organizations, the Farmington Hills Art Commission, Community Arts Council, media and citizens.
Farmington Hills is also an international community that embraces cultural diversity within an old fashioned small town atmosphere. Companies from around the world have selected Farmington Hills as an ideal place to do business, and residents speak more than 80 different languages. The City of Farmington Hills has over 628 acres of open space specifically designed for public use. In addition, there are several public recreation facilities located throughout the community. They all represent the city's continued efforts to provide appropriate park and recreation facilities to all areas of the city and to meet the varying recreational interests of its residents.