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Links of Interest

The following are some Northville links of interest:

Surrounding Areas
Community Links

TopSurrounding Areas

Northville Township Northville Township was established in 1898 and became a Charter Township in 1985.  Encompassing 16.63 square miles, Northville Township lies entirely in Wayne County and surrounds the Wayne County portion of the City of Northville to the west, south, and east.  Northville Township’s population exceeds 21,000.  Northville Township’s growth was planned specifically to preserve open space, wooded lots and protect waterways.  Northville Township provides a variety of classic and unique housing choices as well as distinctive areas for business opportunities.
Novi Incorporated as a city in 1969, Novi lies entirely in Oakland County. The City of Novi surrounds the Oakland County portion of the City of Northville to the west, north, and east.  The City of Novi encompasses an area of approximately 31.6 square miles and its population exceeds 47,000.  The City of Novi boasts some of the finest meeting and convention facilities in southeastern Michigan and is home to 4 major shopping areas.  Novi’s neighborhoods are safe and welcoming places to live.
Oakland County and Oakland County Parks and Rec Residents living north of Baseline Road live in Oakland County.
Wayne County

Residents living south of Baseline Road live in Wayne County.


Northville School District The Mission of the Northville Public Schools is to ensure opportunities for students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and attitudes for achieving personal success and for becoming responsible citizens in partnership with parents, staff and community in a caring, challenging environment.  Visit the Northville School District website for links to area schools, calendars, Board of Education information and much more.
Schoolcraft College Schoolcraft is a comprehensive, open door, community-based College. The mission of the College is to provide a transformational learning experience designed to increase the capacity of individuals and groups to achieve intellectual, social, and economic goals.
Northville Library Search the catalog, access your accounts,   search local history and genealogy bibliographic database from the comfort of your home! 

TopCommunity Links

Chamber of Commerce The Chamber website was created with the sole purpose of serving their members more efficiently, and offering state-of-the-art interactive tools to help you market and grow your business.
Northville Garden Club Founded in 1936, the Northville Garden Club is a member of the Women's National Farm and Garden Association.  For the past seventy-five years, this organization has provided the Northville community with civic improvements, gardening beautification, and student scholarships.  These projects are supported primarily through the sales of wreaths and roping from our annual Green's Mart.  The Northville Garden Club meets on the second Monday of each month, September through June, at the Cady Inn in historic Mill Race Village.  Although membership is comprised predominantly of women from the immediate Northville area, many members reside in the contiguous communities of the Livonia, Novi, Plymouth, and South Lyon.  New members are most welcome to join our camaraderie of civic service.  For additional and up-to-date information, please contact Mimi Kibbey at 248-348-2299 or Claire Kreher at 248-924-3486.
Country Garden Club of Northville

Founded in 1977, our club of 40 active members is committed to community improvement through service, conservation, education, and donation.  Meetings are held at the Cady Inn at historic Mill Race Village the first Tuesday of each month September through June.
11:30am Meetings
Our meetings feature:
• Speakers on horticultural topics
• Information on local environmental issues
• Occasional fieldtrips
• Brief business meeting
• Social time and refreshments
• Dues: $22/year include WNF&GA membership

Downtown Northville Visit the Downtown Northville website, where you will find all of the information that you need to plan a shopping spree, a romantic dinner out, or a day with the kids.  This website boasts a virtual tour of the downtown area.
The Gardeners of Northville & Novi The Gardeners of Northville & Novi are an evening garden club who meet the second Monday of the month September through June.  The NO-NO's are a fun group who meet to learn, share and enjoy the fellowship of other gardeners. Novice and Master Gardeners work together to explore the art of gardening. Our efforts in beautification and community involvement are limited to Northville & Novi; however, we have members from surrounding communities. Our membership is open to all men and women interested in club objectives.
Northville Genealogical Society The Northville Genealogical Society was organized on June 24, 1987 and is located in the northwest section of Wayne County.  Visit their website for more information on meetings, events, research help, membership, and more.
Mill Race Historical Village The history of Northville, Michigan, is alive at the Mill Race Historical Village.  Learn about Mill Race Village, look up rental rates, calendar of events, membership/funding information and volunteering opportunities.
Northville Community Foundation Founded in 1997, the Northville Community Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization, authorized to receive and administer endowment and other funds from individuals, businesses, professional and corporate sponsors.  Events sponsored by the Northville Community Foundation include the Foundation Prayer Breakfast, 4th of July Parade, and the Holiday Home Tour.  They have also created the “Maybury Farm” endowment to raise funds to rebuild the Maybury Living Farm.
Northville Newcomers & Neighbors Northville Newcomers & Neighbors is a great opportunity to make friends and have fun in Northville!  Whether you’re new to the area or have lived here quite some time, we welcome you to participate in our many activities. From Book Reviews to Golf to Dining Light to Special Events—there's something for everyone!
Mothers' Club The Mothers’ Club is a group of dynamic women working to help Northville school children excel by providing enrichment materials and opportunities.  Recent contributions include: Micro centrifuge,  Simulated Crime Scene Investigation kits, Dinosaur Skeleton Models, Wave Ripple Tank, Take home learning activity kits for elementary students, assembled by Mothers’ Club members, Stereo microphone, Listening Center for students in the high school’s Assisted Learning Program, Triple balance beams, Gauss meters,  Read Around Activity carpet, Visual memory materials, Tuition for students to attend camp, and a wealth of supplemental materials to improve student learning, especially reading.  History: In 1935, a group of 12 women decided to meet regularly for enlightenment and social activities. During the Depression of the 1930’s, the Mothers’ Club held a fundraiser to purchase milk for school children to drink with their lunches.  The Club’s fundraising has now grown to three events each year, enabling the Club to donate up to $30,000 annually to student enrichment programs and activities. Through the past 77 years, Mothers' Club has donated more than $500,000 to the school system.

• Fall: Mothers’ Club participates in the Victorian Festival by assisting the Chamber of Commerce
• Winter: All Aglow is an opportunity to honor or remember someone by purchasing a light on the community Christmas tree, located in front of the bandshell in downtown Northville.
• Spring: The Club sells planners for use in at Northville high school and works in conjunction with the Northville Educational Foundation on the "Thank-a-Staff" project at the end of the school year

Community Service: Mothers’ Club performs service projects at the public school buildings on a rotating cycle, working at up to four schools each year.

Social: Book Club, lunch and movie afternoons, evening socials

If you would like to attend a Mothers’ Club meeting or would like more information, please contact:
President: Danette Taylor, phone 248-568-1171
Vice President: Janeen Crittenden, phone 248-380-7222
Mothers' Club of Northville, PO Box 358, Northville, MI 48167
by email
Wayne County 4-H Wayne County 4-H is a part of MSU Extension and the National 4-H.


U.S. White House The official website of the President of the United States.
U.S. House of Reps The official website of the U.S. House of Representatives.
U.S. Senate The official website of the U.S. Senate.
Department of Homeland Security This new department's first priority is to protect the nation against further terrorist attacks. Component agencies will analyze threats and intelligence, guard our borders and airports, protect our critical infrastructure, and coordinate the response of our nation for future emergencies.  Visit this website for up-to-date information on our security.
State of Michigan Log on the the State of Michigan website, which feature Quick Links to Governor, State Job Opportunities, Do-Not-Call Information, Current Emergencies, West Nile Information, Michigan Courts and much more.
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) SEMCOG solves regional problems by working together with member local governments to improve the quality of life in Southeast Michigan.
Michigan Municipal League The MML is a nonpartisan organization working through cooperative effort to strengthen the quality of municipal government and administration by providing technical assistance and information to local officials regarding municipal issues; improving the training and education of these officials; preserving the home rule philosophy of municipal government, and creating a greater public understanding of municipal responsibilities, governance, and administration.
US Department of State The Department of State is the lead U.S. foreign affairs agency, and the Secretary of State is the President's principal foreign policy adviser. The Department advances U.S. objectives and interests in shaping a freer, more secure, and more prosperous world through its primary role in developing and implementing the President's foreign policy. The Department also supports the foreign affairs activities of other U.S. Government entities including the Department of Commerce and the Agency for International Development. It also provides an array of important services to U.S. citizens and to foreigners seeking to visit or immigrate to the U.S.
  Travel Headlines
Planning a vacation or traveling overseas for business?  Visit this section of the U.S. Department of State website for all Travel Warnings, Public Announcements and Consular Information Sheets.
Secretary of State Quick links from the Secretary of State website include renewing vehicles and watercraft, Driver's License change of address, Voter Registration and more.
  Voter Information Center
This section of the Secretary of State website allows you to view your ballot and election calendar, map your polling location, and find out how to use your voting equipment.
35th District Court The 35th District Court in Plymouth, Michigan serves the townships of Canton, Northville, and Plymouth, and the cities of Northville and Plymouth. The court handles all civil infractions, misdemeanors, small claims, landlord-tenant, and general civil matters within these communities, and serves as the court of initial jurisdiction in felony matters.
Women League of Voters Serving the people of Canton, Garden City, Livonia, Northville, Plymouth, Redford, Wayne and Westland, Michigan.  The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. Database of listings for emergency, legal and law enforcement government offices in the country


Oakland County Road Commission The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is the county-level road agency in Oakland County, Michigan. They've served the road needs of Oakland County for more than 80 years.
Wayne County Road Commission Learn where construction is or will be taking place, where maintenance crews are working today, and the many things they do to maintain and improve our road system.


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