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Beverly Hills, Michigan is an incorporated village in Southfield Township, Oakland County, and a suburb of Detroit, less than twenty miles to the southeast.

Bordered by Southfield to the south, Birmingham and Bloomfield to the north, Royal Oak to the east, and Bingham Farms to the west, Lathrup Village is about three miles southeast of Beverly Hills. The chief routes through the village are 14 Mile Road, which is the northern boundary of the village, and 13 Mile Road, which forms a portion of its southern boundary, as well as Lahser Road, Evergreen Road, Southfield Road, and Greenfield Road, which forms its eastern boundary. Beverly Road passes through much of the center of the village.

The Rouge River winds through the western portion of the village.

Birmingham Public School District is headquartered in Beverly Hills, which serves the City of Birmingham, and Southfield Township, which includes Beverly Hills, Bingham Falls, and Franklin. Portions of Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield Township, and Troy are also served by BPSD. Groves High School, Berkshire Middle School, Beverly Elementary School, and Greenfield Elementary School are in Beverly Hills.

The administrative offices, upper school, and middle school campuses of the Detroit Country Day School are in Beverly Hills, and the French School of Detroit holds its middle school classes at Berkshire Middle School, its high school classes at Groves High School, and its elementary school classes at Beverly Elementary School.

Beverly Hills was formed as a bedroom community in 1958 after several subdivision associations proposed a village government for this part of Southfield Township. It was incorporated as the Village of Westwood, but was renamed the following year, as the area had long been known as the Beverly Hills Subdivisions.

Beverly Hills is the largest home-rule village in the state, although it has declined in population each census year, from 1980 to 2010.

Today, the village includes more than a hundred small businesses, several schools, churches, and other amenities.

Beverly Park is a 34-acre park that includes a sled hill, ice skating rink, volleyball and basketball courts, two baseball fields, two tennis courts, a disc golf course, playground, and hiking and biking trails.

Riverside Park is a half-acre park with a picnic table and grill. The small park offers access to the millpond, which is part of the Rouge River.

The village includes two nature preserves. The Douglas Evans Nature Preserve is an 18-acre area with deed restrictions mandating that it remain in its natural state. Although public access is limited, visitors are allowed to use the preserve for walking and nature study. The Hidden Rivers Nature Preserve is a 15-acre area that consists of a land peninsula surrounded by branches of the Rouge River. Its northern edge abuts a private golf course.

The focus of this guide is on the Village of Beverly Hills, Michigan. Appropriate resources include websites associated with the village government or with local businesses, industries, schools, churches, organizations, attractions, and events.


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