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Dearborn Heights, Michigan Community Guide...

Dearborn Heights was known as Dearborn Township until it was finally incorporated in 1963, in an effort to maintain its identity. Over the years the cities and villages in the township had annexed bits and pieces until the township itself consisted of two physically separated areas. A corridor connecting the two was included in the incorporation papers and accounts for the unusual barbell configuration of the city.

The first settlers in what is today Dearborn Heights arrived around 1816. In 1824, the first school was built of logs on a farm belonging to Joseph Hickcox, a Methodist preacher and circuit rider. It became known as "the Little Red School House" and was the site of the first Dearborn Township meeting. Although the school continued to exist, it was modified over the years. Now it has been restored to its early structure and local school children can experience an 1880's school day using McGuffy Readers, slate boards and slate pencils.

Dearborn Heights is located within a fifteen minute drive of Detroit Metropolitan Airport and has easy access to the Interstate 94 and 96 freeways.


Dearborn Heights Michigan Housing Market:

Dearborn, Michigan offers a wide variety of home styles to choose from. Prospective home buyers will find houses that are well suited for nearly every budget including starter homes that are perfect for the 1st time buyer all the way up to sprawling luxury homes.

Dearborn offers home buyers many choices in regards to construction styles and types of homes. Some examples include...
  • Brick and/or sided bungalows, colonials, ranches and more built primarily in the 1950's and 60's with some a bit older.
  • Some infill newer construction homes

Real Estate Services in Dearborn Heights...

Whether you plan to buy or sell a home in the Dearborn Heights area, contact Steve Hatfield and let him put his 22+ years of experience to work for you. Click here to learn more about Steve's experience and qualifications.


Dearborn Heights Schools...

If you would like to get FREE reports about the schools in Dearborn or other surrounding communities, please click here.


Dearborn Heights MI Libraries...

Caroline Kennedy Library
24590 George Street
313-791-3800

John F. Kennedy Jr. Library
24602 Van Born Road
313-791-6050


More Dearborn Heights Facts and Info...
  • Total Area (Sq. Miles): 11.72
  • Major Employers: Krogers, Target
  • Medical Facilities: Oakwood Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital, Garden City Osteopathic Hospital, Heritage Hospital (Taylor)
  • Major Highways: I-94, I-96, M-39 (Southfield Road), US-24 (Telegraph Road), M-153 (Ford Road), US-12 (Michigan Avenue)

City of Dearborn Heights Offices:

Dearborn Heights Mayor's Office 6045 Fenton 313-791-3490
Dearborn Heights Police Department 6045 Fenton 313-277-6770
Dearborn Heights Fire Headquarters 1999 Beech Daly 313-791-3650
Dearborn Heights Building Department 6045 Fenton 313-791-3470
City Assessor 6045 Fenton 313-791-3460
City Treasurer 6045 Fenton 313-791-3410
Water Department 6045 Fenton 313-791-3450
Department of Public Works 24600 Van Born 313-791-6000
Berwyn Center (Seniors) 26155 Richardson 313-791-3550


Official Website for the City of Dearborn Heights MI:  http://www.ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us/

View additional community guides:

Dearborn, Michigan
Livonia, Michigan
Canton, Michigan
Plymouth, Michigan
 Northville, Michigan
Garden City, MI
Redford, Michigan
Westland, Michigan




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Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
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Steve Hatfield, Realtor® provides professional real estate / home buying services to buyers and sellers in Dearborn Michigan, Dearborn Heights Michigan, the Wayne County MI (Southeast Michigan) communities of Livonia, Canton, Redford, Westland, Garden City, Plymouth, Northville and the Oakland County cities of Farmington / Farmington Hills and Novi Michigan.

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