Place:West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States

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NameWest Bloomfield
Alt namesWest Bloomfieldsource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeTownship
Located inOakland, Michigan, United States
source: Family History Library Catalog


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West Bloomfield Township is a charter township in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan, within the Detroit metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the township had a population of 64,690. In the Metropolitan Detroit area, it is known for its large homes and rolling hills. West Bloomfield was named No. 37 on Money magazine's Top 100 Small Cities in 2012. West Bloomfield is also #6 on the list of 100 highest-income places with a population of at least 50,000 people.{1}

History

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On April 22, 1833, Bloomfield Township was divided in two, and the western portion was called West Bloomfield. The area was spotted with apple orchards throughout much of the 1800s. In fact, the plentiful apple trees located on an island in one lake led to the naming of the body of water as Orchard Lake, and the aforementioned island as Apple Island.

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