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Ranked 1st best city in Michigan

"Nice area and only getting nicer!"

- ghita71
Michigan Ave is the heart of Dearborn. Everything from stores, restaurants, and city buildings (such as City Hall or the Dearborn Preforming Arts Center) is located on this street. It's known as the...
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Ann Arbor

Ranked 2nd best city in Michigan

"Best city for us, both when kids were at home and as empty n..."

- cyoakam1
Been here 22 years. Like it a lot.
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Ranked 3rd best city in Michigan

"Great for families"

- michelle88702
Sterling Heights is a great city for families. There are always big city events like Sterling Fest in the summer and the big event in the winter. At the holiday event there is entertainment, sleigh ri...
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Ranked 4th best city in Michigan

"Mexicantown is Detroit's Most Diverse Neighborhood"

- GabrielD1
Mexicantown is a hip, up-and-coming neighborhood in Detroit bordering the highly desired Corktown. The community stands together on issues pertaining to parks and recreation and the close community fe...
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Ranked 5th best city in Michigan


- brdshort1
nice place to live quiet street affordable homes with in walking distance to schools and stores really no crime to speak of
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Ranked 6th best city in Michigan

"Livonia – Home to the Beautiful Rosedale Gardens Historic Di..."

- herbivorehippie
Although Livonia is a city that certainly has it all, few people even know that the Rosedale Gardens Historic District even exists. Wooden houses with broad porches that have been bricked, sit in neat...
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Unranked Cities



"Algonac – The Venice of Michigan"

- herbivorehippie
If you are someone who loves boats and waterfront concerts in the park, you will enjoy living in Algonac. This is a small city with less than 5,000 residents, but it sure does have a big heart. At the...
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"Allegan – Offering a Beautiful Waterfront Plaza"

- herbivorehippie
It is nearly impossible to visit Allegan and not fall in love with the area. Although an extremely small city with less than 5,000 residents, this may be the perfect place to call home. The downtown a...
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Allen Park


"Allen Park – Home to the World’s Largest Tire"

- herbivorehippie
Even people, who don’t actually realize that they are driving through the Allen Park area on the highway, are familiar with the massive 80-foot tall Uniroyal Tire that can be seen from the road. No on...
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"Alpena - Warm and Friendly Port"

- herbivorehippie
Alpena’s motto of “Warm and Friendly Port” really is the perfect description for this charming city. While most people only visit the northern part of Michigan for a vacation, there are plenty of folk...
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"Argentine – Escape the Crowd"

- herbivorehippie
Argentine is a haven for someone who truly just cannot take another day of busy streets and loud neighborhoods. This is a small town feel that comes with a pretty big price tag. Although you are pr...
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"Ashley – Blink and You’ll Miss It"

- herbivorehippie
If you live in Ashley, you must really love seclusion. Although other rural cities in Michigan seem as though they are in the middle of nowhere, they are generally 10 to 15 minutes away from a major c...
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"Auburn Hills – Home to the Pistons"

- herbivorehippie
Although not a heavily populated city, this is an area that draws a crowd for employment and events. Of course, the main attraction is the Palace of Auburn Hills, home to the Detroit Pistons, Detroit...
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Barton Hills


"Barton Hills – Close to Ann Arbor Minus the Traffic"

- herbivorehippie
What could possibly be better than living in the college, trendy and hip city of Ann Arbor? How about living just outside of it so you can enjoy all the amenities and events that the city has to offer...
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Battle Creek


"Battle Creek - Trying To Overcome"

- christy38401
Battle Creek is located off of I-94 in Michigan, about half way between Detroit and Chicago. It has a population of about 55,000. You can find almost any type of cuisine in Battle Creek. Chinese,...
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Bay City


"Bay City – Where Everything is Cause for Celebration"

- herbivorehippie
If you are looking for a city that offers countless celebrations and festivals, Bay City is it! It seems as though every time you turn around, residents are gathering to have some fun. Just a few of t...
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Bear Lake


"Bear Lake – National and State Forests in Your Backyard"

- herbivorehippie
For some, the location of Bear Lake is a dream come true. What could possibly be better than having constant access to not one but two major parks? Both Pere Marquette State Forest and Manistee Nation...
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"Beaverton – A Long and Colorful History"

- herbivorehippie
Nestled away in Gladwin County, Beaverton is a small city of around 1,000 residents. It has had an exciting history from building the first mill in the area to 20th century gun battles in the streets...
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"quiet, multi cultural street"

- bschenk
love it here -- quiet, lots of different people. fences can only be 3 feet tall, it would be better if they could put up privacy fences.
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"Bellevue – It Just Feels Like Home"

- herbivorehippie
From long wooden walkways to a hand painted welcome sign to natural moss-covered ponds, there is a lot of beauty to drink in when you first visit Bellevue. This is the type of small community where yo...
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