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Regional Facts & History

It is the Greater Romeo-Washington Chamber of Commerce goal to unite and enrich local businesses with our residents and visitors.

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Macomb Now Magazine celebrates the life and vitality of the people proud to call Macomb home. Our collective region is made up of six communities. 

Armada Township was originally organized in 1832, the Township developed as an agricultural area. Today, it embodies a delightful rural character with a mixture of small farms and residential areas, including the Village of Armada which was organized in 1867. Bruce Township was established in 1833. Its 36 square miles is host to the northern half of the Village of Romeo with Washington Township hosting the southern half of the Village. In 1990, 67% of the Township’s land was dedicated to agriculture or remained vacant. The Ford Motor Company’s Proving Grounds and Test Track comprises more than six square miles in the west-central portion of the Township. Ray Township was established in 1827 and is comprised of 36 square miles. The Wolcott Mill Metropark and Farm Learning Center is a 2,600-acre Huron-Clinton Metropark comprising 10% of the land in the township. The Village of Romeo was once known as Indian Village until 1838 when the current name was adopted. Homes, churches and business blocks, boast nine architectural styles of the 19th and early 20th century. Washington Township organized in 1827 is comprised of 36.8 square miles and is served by three school districts, Romeo Community Schools, Rochester Community Schools, and Utica Community Schools. The first Boys & Girls Club in north Macomb County opened it’s doors November, 2011 in Washington Township.

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