Congratulations to South Lyon: City of the Week with WCSX! South Lyon was originally founded in 1832 and was called Thompson’s Corners. The surrounding township was called Lyon after Lucious Lyon. South Lyon was named after its location within the township.
South Lyon was made into a village in 1873 and then a city in 1930.
Per the 2020 census, there are 11,746 people residing in South Lyon.
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