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Waterford, Michigan is located in Northern Oakland County. Waterford, Michigan had a population in 2010 of 71,707. Waterford currently maintains its own Fire and Police department. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles of which 31.3 square miles is land and 4.0 square miles or 11.22%, is water.
According to its webpage, Waterford is the fifth largest Township out of 1,242 in the State. We are a “Lakeland Paradise,” with 34 lakes and have a lot to offer residents, businesses and visitors alike.
“Before European settlers came here in the 18th and early 19th century, the area was inhabited by the Iroquoian and Algonquian tribes of the Ottawas, Ojibwas, Hurons, Potawatomies, Sauk, Miamis, Sashabaws, and others. Lewis Cass, the third governor of the Michigan Territory, defined the boundaries of Oakland County in 1819. Waterford Township was incorporated in the year 1834.” Citing http://www.citytowninfo.com/places/michigan/waterford
Waterford has many different recreations and parks. For the second consecutive year, Hess-Hathaway Park in Waterford Township has been voted “BestPark” in metro Detroit by clickondetroit.com, the website for WDIV-Local 4.
The following is a list of many nearby attractions:
Waterford Twp Parks & Recreation Department
County of Oakland Parks & Recreation
Waterford Oaks County Park
Hess Hathaway Park
Michigan Military History Museum
The nearest international airport is Oakland County International located in Waterford, Michigan.
The main colleges in the town are Port Huron Cosmetology College and Ross Medical Education Center. Students can also take admission in the Oakland Community College-Bloomfield Hills Campus, located about 12 miles away from the city.
WATERFORD MOTT HIGH SCHOOL
1151 SCOTT LAKE ROAD
Serves 1,762 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.1
WATERFORD KETTERING HIGH SCHOOL
2800 KETTERING DRIVE
Serves 1,387 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.1
Waterford, Michigan is home to the 51st District Court. This court is located at 5100 Civic Center Drive Waterford, MI 48329. The court has three divisions including civil including landlord tenant, criminal including drunk driving, dui, owi, owil, and all traffic matters. 51 District Court does not hear cases with the amount in controversy over $25,000. These cases over $25,000 dollars are heard in the Oakland Circuit Court Located in Oakland County Michigan at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. Pontiac, MI. This Court is also home to a family division which hears case involving divorce, child custody, paternity, child support, personal protection orders etc. In addition, Waterford is also subject to the Probate Court at Oakland Circuit Court. The probate Court handles matters such as decedent’s estates, wills, trusts, guardianships, patient advocate issues, power of attorney issues etc.
BROWN AND BROWN, PLC is a diverse firm located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan representing clients in Michigan primarily in Oakland County, Macomb County and Wayne County. Our firm has over 25 years of trial and litigation experience. We are dedicated to providing quality and competent legal representation to all of our clients. We focus on Criminal Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Probate Wills, Estates, Trusts, Property Law and Business Law. Matthew C. Brown was the former president of the Rochester Bar and practiced law for 15 years in the city of downtown Rochester. At Brown and Brown, PLC our focus is on making sure that we do our very best for each and every client. Our firm is licensed to practice in all courts in the state of Michigan including the Federal Courts and the Federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio. For help with all your Waterford, Michigan legal problems, please call the attorneys at Brown and Brown, PLC today at 248-454-1120 or by email at MCB@BrownandBrownplc.com.
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