Northville is located in between two counties, namely Oakland and Wayne, in the State of Michigan. Due to the fact that it has a rather small community, Northville has been included in the suburban areas of Metropolitan Detroit. The population in Northville is of approximately 5,970 inhabitants. The city of Northville was incorporated in 1955.
Top Attractions within Northville
The Mill Race Village opened in 1972, in Northville, in honor of and on the site formerly used by John Miller, as a donation from Ford Motor Company. The village is constructed out of a series of old-styled homes and establishments. Upon your visit here, these will enable you to learn more about the past of the community and to have a walk through the past. Some of the buildings which can be admired in the Mill Race Village are: the Interurban Station, the Hirsch Blacksmith Shop, a Victorian gazebo, the Hunter House, the New School Church, the Yerkes House, the Cottage House and so on.
The Art in the Sun Fair is set in the downtown area of Northville. During this summer celebration, those passionate about arts have the opportunity to admire all the local productions of artworks and to learn from the creators themselves how to master a few tricks in their own terms. The city streets are filled with booths and tables of handmade, crafts and art objects, which will catch your eye with their pretty colors and unique patterns.
The Victorian Festival of Northville is one of the largest events organized by this community. During the days of the festival, all the streets, buildings and residents are clad in Victorian patterns and outfits. They celebrate one of the heritage styles that have had a major impact on the development of this place, leaving numerous Victorian buildings and memorabilia items. A parade made out of all those interested in participation takes over the downtown streets of Northville, in all the best and unique Victorian costumes. Later on, people are invited to participate in games and contests, shop for some Victorian art pieces and enjoy the live musical performances.