South Lyon

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South Lyon's Small-Town Charm

Affectionately called a small town, South Lyon has so much to offer, it feels like anything but tiny. Combining quaint historic districts, a calendar packed with festivals and events, a strong manufacturing industry, and excellent schools, South Lyon is a highly desirable place to call home. 

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Live, Work, and Play in South Lyon

Explore South Lyon

Cute as a button downtown South Lyon is 12 walkable blocks bursting with shops, salons, and dining. Head to the intersection of Lake & Lafayette streets to find more than 100 local businesses serving the community. Don’t miss the landmark 150-year-old South Lyon Hotel, which offers dining and live entertainment in addition to guest lodging. The city also has more than 200 acres of parkland spread across multiple parks and trail systems that connect the area to nearby towns and recreation areas.

Find Endless Opportunities

South Lyon is looking towards the future with a strong economic outlook and job creation set to outpace the national average. The town is also home to plenty of upcoming opportunities to guide residents in careers and a higher than average median household income for residents. Manufacturing is the leading industry, with large employers including Michigan Seamless Tube and Sun Steel Treating. Other major sectors include retail, finance, education, and healthcare.

Attend Public Schools

Residents of South Lyon are served by the South Lyon School District. The district ranks in the state of Michigan's top 8% for the value-added matrix, ranks 3rd out of 28 for Oakland County school districts and is first in the tri-county area for cost-performance from Standard & Poors. Children attending the district are well-educated, with opportunities to participate in specialized programs, like the Magnet and Plus Programs. Between eight elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools, there are plenty of educational options for families living in South Lyon.

Wondering What's Around?

Our Favorite Local Picks

McHattie Park

The center of South Lyon is McHattie Park. This is the place to gather for fun community events all year long, with festive Carnivale in the spring, concerts and movies in the park in the summer, Pumpkinfest in the fall, and the cheerful Holiday Spectacular in winter.

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Witch's Hat Depot

This distinctly-shaped building preserves what a turn-of-the-century train depot would look like. It also houses the South Lyon Historical Society and is the focal point for the historic village.

Visit the Witch »

Lyon Theater

Since 1946, the Lyon Theater has delighted moviegoers of all ages. Recently renovated with the latest surround sound and digital projection systems, the cinema experience is thoroughly modern.

It's Showtime »

Huron Valley Rail Trail

For easy journeys, catch the fully-paved Huron Valley Rail Trail at McHattie Park and travel along the former Grand Trunk Railroad to the Island Lake State Recreation Area, surrounding townships, and beyond.

Explore the Trail »

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