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The City of South Lyon is located near the crossroads of Interstate 96 and US 23, in the southwest corner of Oakland County, Michigan. Lansing, the capital of Michigan is located less than an hour drive west, and Detroit is just 45 miles to the east. The center of the business district is at Ten Mile Road and Pontiac Trail, known as Lake Street and Lafayette Street within the City. At just 3.5 square miles in size, the City offers small town living, with the convenience of nearby interstate highways, major metropolitan areas and international airports.
Originally established as an agricultural center built around two railroads and incorporated as a city in 1930, South Lyon is becoming a center for manufacturing, with 70 acres of light industrial properties located within the city limits. Known for its historic and charming downtown, annual festivals, top-notch parks and excellent schools, the City of South Lyon offers an unparalleled quality of life.