Welcome to Clarkston

Progressive living in a timeless setting

Recently named as one of Forbes Magazine's "Top Suburbs to Live Well." GREAT PLACE FOR FAMILIES: With easy access to I-75, the Clarkston area is popular with commuters who desire a hometown with an up-north feel. The Clarkston area boasts many recreation opportunities, with four golf courses, access to all sports lakes, Pine Knob Ski and Snowboarding Resort and several bike and fitness trails. The Natural beauty of the Clarkston area includes the headwaters of several major rivers, two County Parks, a Metro Park and several Township parks.

Designated a national historic district, the Village of Clarkston's downtown is two blocks long and includes well-kept Greek revival buildings now housing an innovative assortment of entrepreneurs, restaurateurs and retailers.

Clarkston Community Schools present rigorous and highly comprehensive curricular offerings including: Advanced Studies Program, Advanced Placement Courses and International Baccalaureate Programme. Two schools are National Blue Ribbon schools and six others have earned Michigan Exemplary Blue Ribbon status.

Within a half-hour drive are two campuses of Oakland Community College, Oakland University, two campuses of Baker University, Kettering University, Mott Community College and University of Michigan-Flint.

A SENSE OF PLACE: Throughout the year, the Clarkston area creates a sense of place, of hometown ambiance, for residents and visitors. Parades and festivals, car shows, and art shows create opportunities to experience progressive living in a timeless setting.

For more information, contact the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce www.clarkston.org.

"Oakland County, Michigan Prosper 2013 Edition"

Fast Facts
Location: 45 miles northwest of Detroit
Number of Residents: 44,503 (2010 Census)
What We're Known For: Home to DTE Energy Music Theatre,

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
The Clarkston Union "The Bomb Mac and Cheese"
Union Woodshop "Three-Way Pork Burger"

City Location

The City of the Village of Clarkston, Michigan is located in Oakland County approximately halfway between Detroit and Flint. I-75, Dixie Highway, and M-15 are major thoroughfares for the area.

Clarkston Links
Library Schools Parks and Rec / Seniors Pine Knob Ski DTE Music Theater
Mt. Zion Theater Company Clarkston Medical Center Village of Clarkston Independence Oaks Chamber of Commerce

Area Listings

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Updated: 19th June, 2019 12:45 PM.