7.3 out of 10


42.7991052151986 -83.7101393799358
Great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Schools
  • Clean & Green
Not great for
  • Public Transport
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"Fenton – A Quiet Community"

Fenton is an older, professional city. There are a lot of retirees living here as well as second and third generation families, with good reason. People who grow up here are more than happy for their children to also partake in the fantastic schools, bodies of water and recreational areas. Seven Lakes State Park is beautiful, and if you want to head over into Holly, the Holly State Recreation Area can be enjoyed.

US Hwy 23 goes through Fenton so commuting is a breeze. The area offers the perfect central location to Ann Arbor, Grand Blanc and Flint, so there are plenty of employment and college opportunities available.

Housing is nice here, lawns are well-manicure and there are definitely neighborhoods where you can feel comfortable letting your child play outside. Although there is not much in the way of shopping plaza or nice spas, there are some fantastic restaurants. The French Laundry is where you go when you are starved and want huge portions, but I would definitely recommend the Fenton House Restaurant, where you will eat the best bread sticks of your life. Be prepared to indulge in a lot of carbohydrates, it is impossible to eat just one. If you enjoy a nice glass of wine, I suggest checking out the Fenton Winery & Brewery!
  • Beautiful parks
  • Fantastic schools
  • Friendly community
  • Have to commute to work
  • Not much of a night life if you're looking for one
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
  • Country Lovers

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