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Located in the southwest corner of Oakland County, near the intersection of I-96 & US 23 South Lyon is a quaint city of about 17,408 that is experiencing explosive growth.

Less than an hour from the state capital in Lansing, 19 miles north of Ann Arbor and about 45 miles west of Detroit South Lyon combines the best of small town living with the convenience of nearby interstates, large nearby metro areas and an international airport.

This 3.73-square-mile community was originally founded in 1832. During that time, it was known as Thompson’s Corners. The surrounding township was named Lyon, after Lucious Lyon, who was a member of the state legislature. In time, what was once known as “Thompson’s Corners” became known as South Lyon because of its relation to Lyon. Officially incorporated as a village in 1873 it became an incorporated city in 1930.

 

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South Lyon Real Estate Statistics

Total Listings: 144
Average Price: $352,948
Highest Listing Price: $1,025,000
Lowest Listing Price: $1,200
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849 Stoney Dr

$259,900

South Lyon, MI
4 Bed, 2.1 Bath, 1946 Sqft, 0.31 Acres
Residential

59645 Homeport

$310,000

Lyon Twp, MI
3 Bed, 3.1 Bath, 2184 Sqft, 1.2 Acres
Residential

832 Townsend Dr

$379,900

South Lyon, MI
5 Bed, 3.1 Bath, 3835 Sqft, 0.67 Acres
Residential

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South Lyon Overview

Located in the southwest corner of Oakland County, near the intersection of I-96 & US 23 South Lyon is a quaint city of about 17,408 that is experiencing explosive growth.

Less than an hour from the state capital in Lansing, 19 miles north of Ann Arbor and about 45 miles west of Detroit South Lyon combines the best of small town living with the convenience of nearby interstates, large nearby metro areas and an international airport.

This 3.73-square-mile community was originally founded in 1832. During that time, it was known as Thompson’s Corners. The surrounding township was named Lyon, after Lucious Lyon, who was a member of the state legislature. In time, what was once known as “Thompson’s Corners” became known as South Lyon because of its relation to Lyon. Officially incorporated as a village in 1873 it became an incorporated city in 1930.

Known for it's annual festivals, top notch parks, great schools and a one of a kind historically charming downtown the City of South Lyon is one of SE Michigan's best kept secrets for those looking for an unparalleled quality of life.

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South Lyon Schools

With roots that go back to it's first one-room, log schoolhouse in 1883 school-aged children living in South Lyon are served by the South Lyon Community Schools system, which covers about 88-square-miles. The district currently consists of two high schools, two middle schools, seven elementary schools and an Early Childhood Center. All schools in the district are accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and the district recently rated 1st in the Tri-County area in a Standard & Poors cost performance index. The district consistently ranks above both State and County averages on the annual MEAP assessments

Within this school district are several high performing schools, particularly:

  • Kent Lake Elementary School
  • Sayre Elementary School
  • Salem Elementary School
  • Dolsen Elementary School
  • Bartlett Elementary School
  • Brummer Elementary School
  • Hardy Elementary School
  • Centennial Middle School
  • Millennium Middle School
  • South Lyon High School
  • South Lyon East High School

 

 Click the picture above to view a map of the South Lyon School District

South Lyon Parks & Rec

In addition to being conveniently close to all of the shopping and dining that Detroit and Ann Arbor have to offer, South Lyon has its own attractions right within its borders.

For instance, South Lyon’s McHattie Park is home to the Witch’s Hat Depot Museum and Historic Museum.

This site consists of six buildings:

  • Washburn School (c. 1907)
  • Queen Anne Depot (c 1909)
  • The Caboose (c. 1926)
  • The Little Village Chapel (c 1930)
  • The Freight House (c 1984)
  • The Gazebo (c. 1990).

It’s a great lesson in history for the entire family!

Plus, the McHattie Park and museum host a number of public events throughout the year, including Depot Days as well as Concerts in the Park.

 

Click the picture above to view a map of the South Lyon area parks.

In addition to the great parks and historic locations South Lyon is known for their events and festivals including:

  • Lake Street Cruise In
  • Labor Day Bridge Walk
  • Concerts In The Park
  • Movies Under The Stars
  • Ladies Night Out
  • Depot Day
  • Blues Brews & Brats
  • Downtown Trick-or-Treat
  • Cool  Yule
  • Pumpkinfest

Speaking  Pumpkinfest, considered one of the largest annual festivals in the area,  takes place during the first weekend in October and features children’s activities, rides, games, concessions, live entertainment, a dog show a Great Pumpkin & Fun Veggies contest, and so much more!

It’s a must-see event for anyone living in and around the South Lyon area!

 

South Lyon Shopping

Open on Saturdays from May 2nd-October 24th the South Lyon Farmers Market is a great opportunity to get fresh, locally grown food that not only supports your family's health but also helps support the local farmers and the community.

South Lyon Employment

Top Employers in the South Lyon area are:

  1. South Lyon Schools
  2. Michigan Seamless Tube
  3. South Lyon Hotel
  4. Sun Steel Treating
  5. Busch's

Median Household Income: $72,716+

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