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.
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Dearborn is a great city to live, work, and play. We have great hotels, vibrant neighborhoods, and the Henry Ford – America’s Greatest History Attraction, a gateway site for Michigan tourism. We are a regional employment center for Greater Detroit, and have a daytime population that swells to 150,000 residents, workers and visitors. Our schools are top notch and we offer a variety of educational experiences found in few communities. We are the home town of Henry Ford and headquarters of the Ford Motor Company. We have great downtown districts, interesting ethnic businesses, and a diverse population of over 100,000 residents who are pleased to share their community.
Current and Future Development
Ford Research & Engineering and World Headquarters Campuses: A ten year, over $1.2 billion project updating these campuses is well into its second year of construction.
Downtown Development: A $60 million project adding two new mixed-use multi-story buildings in our West Downtown is under construction and set for occupancy in mid 2018.