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Donielle Flynn

Weekdays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Congratulations to Farmington

You’re the WCSX City of the Week!

Farmington Hills Factoids

  • In 1824, Quaker settlers Arthur Power and David Smith rode a sleigh from New York over the frozen Detroit River to get to what they would later call Farmington.  They named Farmington after a city in New York.
  • The first houses in Farmington were built what is now 11 Mile and Power Roads.  Later a settlement developed at the intersection of two American Indian trails located at today’s Shiawassee and Farmington roads.
  • Farmington Became a village in 1867, and the village became the City of Farmington Hills in 1926.
  • Farmington was known as a stop on The Underground Railroad during the Civil War Era.
  • Farmington’s slogan is “The Crossroads Where Dreams Come to Life”
  • Greater Farmington Founders Festival JULY 15-17, 2021 in downtown Farmington. Don’t miss the parade,  5k Color Run, Fido Fest, food, Crafters Market, Family Zone, and  live music and new this year-  sand artists will be doing a live sand sculpture, the kids will love it!