Whitmore Lake is an unincorporated community in Northfield Township, located just east of US-23 and north of Ann Arbor Michigan. It covers areas in both Washtenaw and Livingston counties and has a population of roughly 6,500. The Village sits on the shores of Whitmore Lake, a 750-acre lake named after local landowner Luke H. Whitmore in 1825. Whitmore Lake is also close to the smaller Horseshoe, Lawton and Monahan lakes.
What began as a small, rural vacation getaway, Whitmore Lake has flourished into the residential, commercial and recreational community of today. The lake offers plenty of opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation and fun, including fishing, swimming, boating, water skiing, sailing, ice fishing, and pond hockey tournament. The town is also close to numerous metroparks and state recreation areas, providing residents and visitors with extensive biking, hiking and walking trails, parks and playgrounds, and beautiful scenery. The Whitmore Lake Public School System includes Whitmore Lake High School, a member of the Tri-County Conference.
There are numerous events held in Whitmore Lake throughout the year, including the weekend-long Independence Day celebration that has been held annually for more than fifty years. The festivities include a fireworks display on the lake, a boat parade, water ski show by the Whitmore Lake Water Ski Club, and various races and contests. The Harvest Festival is a local event held at the end of September that focuses on pet adoptions and collecting donations for the cause, and features family fun and entertainment for pet owners and animal lovers. Downtown Whitmore Lake is home to numerous restaurants and retail and service businesses,. Located just north of town, a recently constructed shopping center and mall offers brand-name retail outlets and dining destinations. Situated in between Brighton and Ann Arbor, Whitmore Lake provides residents with small-town lakefront living combined with easy access to all the comforts and conveniences of metropolitan life.
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