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Harper Woods Background:
Harper Woods is a city located on the east-side of suburban Detroit, Michigan. The city is located in Wayne County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 14,236.
Harper Woods History:
Harper Woods was incorporated as a city on February 19, 1951 from what was left of Gratiot Township. A charter commission was elected, a charter prepared and adopted, and a city council elected. The City of Harper Woods came into existence on October 29, 1951, when the charter took effect and the first city council was sworn in. The fledgling suburb faced the usual problems confronting new cities: schools, streets, sidewalks, water systems, drains, etc. In 1956, Harper Woods was the subject of a community service study by the Bureau of Government, Institute of Public Administration, at the University of Michigan.
Harper Woods Geography:
Harper Woods is located between the City of Detroit and St. Clair Shores, and between Detroit and the Grosse Pointes. Harper Wood borders Macomb County on the 8 Mile Road side. It is located along I-94. Eastland Shopping Center is the community’s shopping center. Harper Woods has no rail access and it has no industries.
Harper Woods Trivia:
According to the city’s website, Harper Woods was so named because it was then a wooded area. Also because its main thoroughfare was Harper Avenue (named for Walter Harper, founder of Harper Hospital in Detroit).
Official City Website:
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