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Dearborn: A World-Class Hometown

Founded in 1786 and incorporated as a city in 1929, Dearborn, Michigan is the eighth largest city in the state and the second largest city in Wayne County.

More than 98,000 residents call Dearborn “home” and benefit from exceptional City services.

Internationally recognized as the birthplace of Henry Ford, Dearborn is where auto and steel manufacturing, green beltways, fields of sunflowers and wildlife dwell side by side. The city is a regional center for employment, healthcare services, higher education, shopping, and transportation along with outstanding cultural, environmental and visitor attractions.

Dearborn residents and visitors can enjoy picnics, field games, pools, sports, playscapes, and other recreational activities on more than 400 acres of public land making up the 40 city parks in Dearborn.

Dearborn operates four outdoor pools—Dunworth, a large community pool at Levagood Park, and smaller neighborhood pools at Summer-Stephens, Lapeer and Ten Eyck Parks. (parks map) It is also home to the Dearborn Ice Skating Center and two beautiful golf courses. When it comes to culture, there’s something for everyone in Dearborn, from live theater to art galleries to world-class shows.

Dearborn and its surrounding communities are well served by medical facilities, including:


  • Restaurants
    • Al Ameer
    • BRAVO! Cucina Italiana
    • Andiamo
    • Roman Village Cucina Italiana
    • L.A. Bistro
    • Ollie’s
    • Giulio & Sons
    • Big Fish Seafood Bistro
    • La shish
    • Brome Burgers and Shakes
    • Cedarland
  • Boutiques/ Stores
    • Dollhouse Boutique
    • Sunrise Fashion Boutique
    • Platinum Collections Inc.
    • Eves Boutique
    • Dior Bridal Salon
    • Green Brain Comics
    • Victoria’s Bridal and Boutique
    • Stormy Records
  • Community Events
    • Dearborn Memorial Day Parade
    • Dearborn Homecoming Parade
  • Points of Interest/ Landmarks
    • The Henry Ford (museum on American history and culture)
    • Automotive Hall of Fame (Museum honoring auto industry founders)
    • Arab American National Museum ( History exhibits, artwork, and guided tours)
    • Islamic Center of America (ornate mosque offering weekly hours)
    • The Dearborn Inn ( Historic landmark with refined lodging)
    • Ford river rouge complex (River, blues, painting)
    • TPC Michigan ( golf)
    • Edward Village Michigan Hotel (traditional hotel with restaurant and pool)



Elementary: Becker, Haigh, Long, Nowlin, Snow, DuVall, Howard, Maples, Oakman, Whitmore-Bolles, Geer Park, Howe, McDonald, River Oaks, William Ford, Henry Ford, Lindbergh, Miller, Salina Elm.

Middle: Bryant, O.L. Smith, Stout, Woodworth

High School: Dearborn, Edsel Ford, Fordson, Henry Ford Early College, Henry Ford Collegiate Academy, Dearborn Magnet High School