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Sterling Heights is a city in Macomb County of the U.S. state of Michigan, and one of Detroit's core suburbs. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 129,699. It is the second largest suburb in Metro Detroit, and the fourth largest city in Michigan.
Sterling Heights was incorporated as a city in 1968. It was until the 1950s an agricultural area largely devoted to growing rhubarb and other crops sold in Detroit. Prior to 1968 Sterling Heights was known as Sterling Township. It had from 1836 until 1838 been known as Jefferson Township.
Sterling Heights is served by two public school districts, Utica Community Schools and Warren Consolidated Schools. Parkway Christian Academy is also located in Sterling Heights Michigan. Sterling Heights is also served by the Macomb Intermediate School District.
Macomb Township is a general law Township in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan, and a part of Metro Detroit. The population was 50,478 at the 2000 census. The 2010 Census places the population at 79,580, making it Michigan's fastest growing major municipality.
The early founders of Macomb Township arrived in the early 19th century in search of flat and fertile farmland, like that near the Clinton River. Many of these early settlers were of German descent, and the German influences remain today. The Township of Macomb was officially approved by the Legislative Council on March 7, 1834.
The township was named in honor of General Alexander Macomb, who was a highly decorated veteran of the War of 1812; his successful mercantile family owned most of Macomb County at one time.
School district serving the Township residents are Chippewa Valley Schools, L'Anse Creuse Public Schools, New Haven Community Schools and Utica Community Schools. For public library services, the Township is served by the Clinton-Macomb Public Library district.
Romeo is a village in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,721 at the 2000 census. The village is situated at the southeast corner of Bruce Township, with a portion extending south into Washington Township. Armada Township is adjacent to the east and Ray Township to the southeast. Romeo is located on the rural-urban fringe of the Detroit Metropolitan Area, and many of its residents commute to jobs closer to the city.
Romeo is known for its Peach Festival, which takes place every year during Labor Day Weekend. This event dates back to 1931 and includes a car show, floral parade, craft show, and many other downtown events.
Romeo has one high school, a technical school, two middle schools and six elementary schools. The mascot for the High School is the Bulldog. Most of the schools are located outside the Village limits.
Student Enrollment: as of January 8
Elementary Schools 2,655
Middle Schools 1,468
Romeo High School 1913
RETC (Romeo Engineering Tech Center) 699
Romeo School District Web Site: http://www.romeo.k12.mi.us/