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A home, place of business, lifestyle … whatever you’re seeking, chances are you’ll find it in one of Oakland County’s many distinctive communities. Ranging from rural and traditional to modern and urban, Oakland County has the perfect fit for every income, lifestyle and taste.

More than one million residents enjoy the quality-of-life advantages available in Oakland County, including 1,400+ fresh-water lakes, 76 public and private golf courses, 88,000 acres of park land, miles of trails and pathways for hiking, biking and horseback riding and more. Diverse shopping, entertainment and restaurant destinations are among the many advantages the county has to offer.

Whether you’re looking for a place to call home, raise a family, work or spend leisure time, there’s a community with your name in Oakland County.


Oakland County Health Division COVID-19 Update on Vaccine Clinics and Doses for the Week of March 23-29

Oakland County Health Division will conduct 16 COVID-19 vaccine clinics by appointment only the week of Tuesday, March 23 – Monday, March 29 in the following communities: Holly, Madison...

Four Generations in Furniture

Gardner-White has been selling furniture in metro Detroit for 108 years. The Auburn Hills-based company continues to scoop up market share and expand its footprint in southeastern Michigan.Here, OC...

Celebrate the First Signs of Spring at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

With daylight savings time and the official start of spring just around the corner, it’s time to head outdoors and watch nature awaken from its winter slumber. Hike the...

County Contracts with Software Company to Streamline COVID-19 Contact Tracing for Restaurants and Schools

Oakland County is providing free user-friendly screening software to local restaurants and public schools in the county to help enhance safety protocols and streamline the process of screening and...

Belfor: Getting Through Crises Together

One of the iconic images that emerged at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic was the Diamond Princess cruise ship anchored off the coast of Japan, dealing with an...

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Featured Video: Oakland County Health Division – Handwashing

The most important thing to prevent illness is washing your hands thoroughly and often. Follow these six easy steps. Visit for more information.

Featured Video: Leader Dogs for the Blind

Founded by Lions Club members in 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind has successfully trained more than 15,000 guide dog teams from countries all over the world. Their mission is to...

Next Step Studio and Gallery

Next Step Studio and Gallery is owned and operated by ceramicist Kaiser Suidan. Conveniently located in Ferndale, Next Step is a functioning Art Gallery featuring works by local and...

Older Persons Commission, Rochester

Check out the Older Persons Commission in Rochester, where a multitude of dynamic programs are available — all under one roof.

Featured Video: Welcome to the New

The new, designed for you from the ground up to be used wherever you are. Content is presented in 3 simple choices: Our most Popular Links, County Departments...

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