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Macomb, Michigan is in the northwest corner of Macomb Township in northern Macomb County. This is in the north part of the Detroit Metro Region.

As an unincorporated community, Macomb does not have legally defined boundaries. The community is centered at Romeo Plank Road and 25 Mile Road and may include the portion of the township south and west of the Middle Branch of the Clinton River, and south to 24 Mile Road.

Cities and villages within twenty miles of Macomb include Utica, Mt. Clemens, Rochester, Romeo, New Haven, Rochester Hills, Sterling Heights, Fraser, New Baltimore, Armada, Roseville, Auburn Hills, Richmond, Lake Orion, Troy, Center Line, Almont, and Warren. The unincorporated communities of Preston Corners, Davis, Waldenburg, Shelby, Washington, Wolcott Mills, Ray Center, Yates, and Mount Vernon are within ten miles.

The small community was founded by Calvin Davis, Lester Giddings, Daniel Kniffin, and Daniel Miller. A post office was established on March 16, 1835, with Calvin Davis as the first postmaster. On March 29, 1860, the office was moved to Waldenburgh, but the Macomb post office was re-established on December 19, 1860, operating until June 15, 1904.

The community was named for the township and county, which were named for the Revolutionary War General Alexander Macomb, who was later promoted to Commanding General of the United States Army by President John Quincy Adams, a position he held from May 29, 1828, until his death on June 25, 1841.

The focus of this portion of the guide is on the unincorporated community known as Macomb, Michigan. Online resources for village businesses, industries, schools, places of worship, organizations, attractions, events, entertainment venues, and recreational opportunities are appropriate for this category.



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