Oakland Township Homes & Real Estate
Oakland Township is a suburb of Detroit and located on the northeast side of Oakland County, about 40 miles from downtown Detroit. It is rural with large lots and more of a bedroom community. The population as of 2017 was 19,132 and it borders Washington, Addison, Rochester, and Lake Orion. Oakland has several golf courses including Stony Creek Metro Park golf course and Addison Oaks Park on the north end.
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Oakland Township, MI Information
Travel - The main roads to get through Oakland Twp are Rochester Rd. for north/south access or Adams, both are two-lane highways. Also cutting through the township diagonally is Orion rd. which starts at the southeast quadrant and travels north/west into Lake Orion. East/west travel is more difficult due to many gravel roads and natural areas where roads do not go through. At the south border, good east/west travel is Tienken or Silver Bell.
Shopping - As for shopping Oakland Township is a short drive to not only downtown Rochester Hills where you will find several high-end boutique shops and restaurants but also the countless stores and restaurants up and down Rochester rd. Also, the Village of Rochester Hills offers outdoor mall shopping. You are also within a 30 minutes drive to Partridge Creek, Lakeside Mall, and the high-end shopping at Somerset Mall in Troy.
Education - A short drive to the south there is Oakland University which offers 132 baccalaureate degree programs and 117 graduate degree and certificate programs. Also, Rochester College which is primarily undergraduate but does offer some graduate programs. Also, to the east is Macomb Community College where you can receive an associate's degree and through Macomb University a bachelor's or master's degree.
Hospitals - Just south in Rochester Hills you will find Crittenton Hospital Medical Center which is a 290-bed acute care facility. Just south of that in Troy is Beaumont Hospital which has 361 beds and is also an acute care facility. Also in Macomb County in Clinton Township you will find Henry Ford Macomb Hospital which offers 435 beds, along with a heart center, cancer center, birthing center, and more. Children's Hospital of Michigan Stilson Specialty Center is also in Clinton Twp. for all types of pediatric specialties. There are several other large hospitals throughout Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne County.
Theater - On the grounds of Oakland University you will find The Meadow Brook Theater which also offers high-quality entertainment and in the near, Macomb County you will find Macomb Center for the Performing Arts which features various shows like the Letterman, Ann Margaret, Larry Gatlin, and the Gatlin Brothers, Lou Rawls and the Temptations.
Government - The Oakland Township offices are located at 4393 Collins Rd, Rochester Michigan. The phone number is 248-651-4440. Trash service information including pick-up days, billing, yard waste, and more. Water and Sewer rates, final billing, etc.
Entertainment - There are plenty of fun things to do in the area, many parks, sporting events, and places to visit.