Milford Towship was established in 1832 when settlers Elizur and Stanley Ruggles built their first sawmill along the Huron River. In 1869 the Village of Milford was incorporated.
The village of Milford is part of the award winning Huron Valley School District and there is one elementary and one middle school within the Village.
Milford has a thriving downtown shopping disctict with many shops, restaurants and businesses. Throughout the year Milford hosts events such as the popular Ladies' Night Out which is held in April and October and the Milford Memories Summer Festival that occurs the second full weekend in August.
Milford has six parks within the Village, including Kensington Metro Park that is a beautiful 4,481 acre park just 10 minutes from downtown Milford. The park features countless activities including an 18 hole regulation golf course, Nature Center, Picnic areas, playgrounds, beaches, boat launches, an 8.5 mile bike trail, canoeing and more.
Milford is a family oriented city boasting a state of the art YMCA, and excellent school system, hometown parades, parks, a new library, daycare facitilities and various community organizations. Milford is a beautiful place to make your new home!