Highlights on moving to Dearborn, MI!
If moving to Dearborn is in your plans, you’ll be joining around 98,000 people who already call it home; Dearborn is the 8th largest city in Michigan as of the 2010 census. Designated as “the cool city” by the state of Michigan, Dearborn is located only 10 minutes from Detroit in Wayne County. The city holds the Ford Motor Company headquarters and was home to the great Henry Ford, the namesake of “The Henry Ford,” America’s largest indoor/outdoor museum complex.
Your move to Dearborn will also put you near many other area attractions: The Automotive Hall of Fame, Dearborn Ice Skating Center, Camp Dearborn, and The Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.
Moving to Dearborn – What to expect
- The climate in Dearborn. Dearborn averages 180 sunny days a year with average July high temperatures around 85 degrees. Dearborn winters are filled with cold temperatures as low as 17 degrees in January and an average yearly snowfall of 29.6 inches.
- Getting around in Dearborn. SMART Bus is southeast Michigan’s only regional bus system. SMART operates 275 fixed route buses on 54 routes, 22 hours a day/7 days a week. SMART provides more than 12 million rides annually and is committed to providing quality bus service to area residents.
- Getting an education in Dearborn. Graduate and undergraduate degrees are available from several colleges in Dearborn such as The University of Michigan Dearborn and Henry Ford Community College . Dearborn School District serves the city’s K-12 students as well as some students from the Dearborn Heights area.
- Eating in Dearborn. Dearborn offers a variety of restaurant choices ranging from American to Mexican and Southwest fare. A local favorite of residents is Andiamo Italia featuring exquisite Italian dishes complete with live entertainment on the weekends. Andiamo Italia has a dish to please everyone ranging from traditional Italian favorites to house specialties. They also have an extensive wine list to pair with your dinner choice.
- Shopping in Dearborn. Shopping in Dearborn is an experience in itself! Fairlane Town Center is a shopping mall that attracts millions of shoppers annually, and with over 200 specialty stores you are bound to find what you’re looking for. West Dearborn is the historic district and offers specialty boutiques as well as large department stores such as Crowley’s. East Dearborn also offers shoppers a unique assortment of specialty shops and boutiques such as the local favorite Leila’s Boutique.
Moving to Dearborn, Michigan – New Resident LinksThe service center for Dearborn, MI is located in Detroit, MI.
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