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About Rochester Hills
Rochester Hills, comprised of 32.2 square miles, is situated in the east central portion of Oakland County with a population of approximately 70,000. The populace is well-educated, interested in community and civic affairs, proud of their homes and the municipality in which they live.

Rochester Hills is a zoned community and has a Master Land Use Plan, which has been implemented for its orderly development. A wide variety of industries, such as computer technology, electronic research, development and manufacturing, plastic injection molding, tool and die, precision machine tool fabrication, structural engineering, warehousing and distribution have chosen Rochester Hills as their corporate headquarters.

Rochester and Avondale Community Schools provide quality K-12 education. Local college curriculum is available at Rochester College (formerly Michigan Christian College), Oakland University and Oakland Community College. All educational levels through doctoral programs are available.

City Facilities
Recreational facilities, such as tennis, golf, skiing, swimming, jogging, bicycling, boating or fishing, are within easy reach at municipally supported parks. The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm in historic Stoney Creek Village, Meadow Brook Hall, Meadow Brook Music Festival, Yates Cider Mill founded in 1863, a full service library, over 25 churches and a pedestrian / pathway system the length and breadth of the city are but a few of Rochester Hills features.

Rochester Hills municipal offices, a two-level structure situated on a bluff overlooking the Clinton River, blends its unique architecture with the natural habitat of an 85-acre site. The 39,000 square foot building, occupied since June of 1980, houses all city offices and a 144-seat auditorium.

Public Safety
The Fire Department provides protection for our residents and visitors relating to fire and emergency medical services. Calls for Fire and EMS related emergencies within the city are dispatched from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office in Waterford.

Around-the-clock police protection is provided by contract with Oakland County. Officers are assigned to the Rochester Hills contingent of the Oakland County Sheriff's Office and occupy the Sheriff's Substation at 750 Barclay Circle. Crittenton Hospital, located in the city, provides health care with 24-hour emergency service. We also have an Emergency Notice system, which you can subscribe to by clicking on the "Notify Me" icon below. This notice system will alert you, via email or text, of any emergencies taking place within the city such as boil water alerts, snow emergencies, etc. 

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