Washington Township Homes & Real Estate
Washington Township is a suburb of Detroit and located on the northwest end of Macomb County. The population as of 2017 was 27,878 and it's about 40 miles north of downtown Detroit. The township borders Shelby Township, Bruce Township, Oakland Township, Ray, and Romeo. The township features larger lots, several golf courses, and lakes. Along with several trails leading to adjoining cities and Stony Creek Metro Park where you can picnic, fish, and bike.
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Washington Township, MI Information
Travel - from the North or South, M-53 provides easy access through the entire township; Old Van Dyke also runs adjacent to M-53 and through downtown Washington, most stores and businesses miles on this road. The main roads running east and west are 32 miles on the far north end and 26 Mile on the far south end. There are also several gravel roads left in the area. Borders Shelby Twp on the south, Rochester Hills on the West, Bruce Twp/Romeo on the north, and Ray Twp to the east.
Shopping - with Washington Twp being more of a bedroom community, the shopping is primarily located in the Romeo area and south along Old Van Dyke. There are major big box stores on the very south end along the 26 Mile and Van Dyke corridor. Also, there are three large shopping malls within 30 -45 minutes - Lakeside Mall, Partridge Creek, the Village of Rochester Hills.
Education - Washington Township consists of 3 school districts. The Romeo school district covers almost all of Washington, but Utica and Rochester include a small section. Just south-east about 30 minutes away is Macomb Community College where you can receive an associate's degree and through Macomb University a bachelor's and master's degree. Also in neighboring Rochester, Michigan, you will find Oakland University which offers 132 baccalaureate degree programs and 117 graduate degree and certificate programs.
Hospital - Henry Ford Macomb Hospital located in nearby Clinton Township offers 435 beds, along with a heart center, cancer center, birthing center, and more. They also offer a Health Care Center right in Van Dyke in Bruce Township. Top-rated Crittenton Medical Center in Rochester and Troy Beaumont to the southwest. Children's Hospital of Michigan Stilson Specialty Center is also located in Clinton Township and offers all types of pediatric specialties. Just south in Macomb Township is the Beaumont Medical Center along with several other large hospitals throughout Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties.
Theater- Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is located just south in Clinton Township and features various shows like the Letterman, Ann Margaret, Larry Gatlin, and the Gatlin Brothers, Lou Rawls, and The Temptations. On the grounds of Oakland University, you will find The Meadow Brook Theater which also offers high-quality entertainment.
Government - The Washington Township offices are located at 57900 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48094 or can be reached at 586-786-0010. Trash service information including pick-up days, billing, yard waste, and more. Water and Sewer rates, final billing, etc Trash service information for Washington Township along with trash pick up days, billing, yard waste, and more.
Entertainment - There are plenty of fun things to do in the area, many parks, sports events, and things to see. Check out our Links to Macomb section.
Extras - Macomb Orchard Trail winds through Washington Township and into nearby Stony Creek Metro Park. There are also several golf courses in the area including some right in Washington Township