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Washington Township

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Washington Township is on the outskirts of metro Detroit in Macomb County, Michigan, with about 25,000 residents.


This is the rural-urban fringe of the Detroit metropolitan area; many residents work for Detroit's car makers or commute to the city.

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  • Octagon House, 57500 Van Dyke, +1 586 781-0084. An icon of early history, capturing attention with its unusual symmetry and serving as a metaphor for a community that bridges yesterday and tomorrow. It was used as a safehouse on the Underground Railroad.


  • Stony Creek Metropark - occupies 2,000 acres within the township, anchoring a number of variety of recreational amenities including swimming pools, play areas, tennis courts, and athletic fields. The 600-acre lake is ideal for swimmers, anglers, and boaters as well as winter sports enthusiasts. The 18-hole golf course at Stony Creek is just one of five lush golf courses. The locals savor every aspect of small-town living, from the quaint gazebo and concerts in the park to wonderful fairs and colorful festivals.







A population 3,600 village on the northern boundary of Washington Township, extending into Bruce Township on M-53. Tillson Street is known for its elaborate Halloween decorations. Matching seasonal picture postmarks are issued by Romeo (Michigan) and Juliette (Georgia) for Valentine's Day.

  • Michigan Peach Festival, Romeo Lions Field, +1 586 752-6633. Labor Day weekend. Since 1931. Romeo hosts downtown events including a car show, floral parade and craft show.

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Routes through Washington Township
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