About Huntington Woods
Located in the northwestern section of Detroit, MI, the city of Huntington Woods is 20 miles from downtown Detroit. Originally established in 1832 as the Royal Oak Township, the area remained a rural township for local settlers until the mid 1920's when the city of Detroit began to develop out to the edge of the township. The Huntington Woods Township soon became a desired residential location for some of Detroit's wealthiest families.
Today, the town of Huntington Woods has a population of 6,238 residents and includes a number of exciting places to visit, such as the Detroit Zoo, the Detroit Zoo Safari, the Ford Education Center, the National Amphibian Conservation Center and the Arctic Ring of Life to name just a few. The Huntington Woods section of Detroit also includes a number of great restaurants and dining locations that include the Carousel Grille, American Coney Island and Detroit Popcorn.
Huntington Woods, MI is bounded on the east by Woodward Ave and on the west by Coolidge Hwy. It is also bordered on the south side by 10-mile road and on the north side by 11-mile road. The township covers an area of 1.47 square miles and is located in Oakland County.
If you are visiting the Detroit area, the city of Huntington Woods is a great place to visit if you are interested in seeing many of the older mansions where the wealthiest people lived at the beginning of the 20th century. The city established a historic district in 2004 to preserve many of the historic old buildings and residences. The historic district can be found on the west side of Woodward Ave, running from Concord Rd on the south to Borgman Ave on the north.