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Farmington Hills

Farmington Hills is an affluent community in southeastern Michigan. It is the second largest city in Oakland County in Michigan. Its population was 79,740 at the 2010 census. It is part of the upscale northwestern suburbs of Metropolitan Detroit and is also 33 miles (53 km) northeast of downtown Ann Arbor.

Farmington Hills consistently ranks as one of the safest cities in the United States, as well as in the state of Michigan. In 2010, the area ranked as the 30th safest city in America.

Features of the community include a recently renovated downtown, boutiques, a vintage cinema, numerous restaurants, exotic car dealerships, art galleries, and public parks including Heritage Park. There are several historical sites including the Longacre House and the Governor Warner Mansion. Farmington Hills serves as a major business center for the greater Detroit area.

Farmington Hills is the home of the Holocaust Memorial Center, the only Holocaust Memorial in the State of Michigan. The Center's mission is to educate the public about the tragedy and evils of the Holocaust. The Holocaust Memorial Center was originally located in neighboring West Bloomfield Township, but has since expanded and moved to its current facility.

Most of Farmington Hills is served by Farmington Public Schools, which is shared with nearby Farmington. It is home to Farmington High School, North Farmington High School, and Harrison High School. Harrison High School's football team, the Hawks, are known for excelling at football led by Coach John Herrington who has been the coach since the opening of the school in 1970.

Farmington Hills also encompasses parts of the Clarenceville School District, and the Walled Lake Consolidated School District.

The city includes several private schools, including two parochial Catholic schools, Our Lady of Sorrows and St. Fabian, run by the Archdiocese of Detroit, an all-girls Catholic high school, Mercy High School, one Lutheran school, Concordia Lutheran School/St. Paul's Lutheran Preschool, and a non-denominational Jewish day school, Hillel Day School.

The city also contains a branch of the Oakland Community College system, as well as a suburban center for Wayne State University, which is based in Detroit.

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