Tag Archive: Avon Township

Rochester: Today

The city of Rochester was a part of Avon Township up until 1869, when at that point the residents decided to become their own village and later shifted to city status. During the first three decades of its settlement, Avon… (READ MORE)

Rochester: Small Beginnings

The city of Rochester, Michigan, had its beginning in 1817, and was the first area settled in what is present day Oakland County. Rochester and Rochester Hills made up what was originally called Avon Township, and was sought because of… (READ MORE)