Independence Township, MI Homes & Real Estate

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  • Population - 36,628
  • Size - 35 square miles
  • Population per square mile - 1,047
  • Median Home Value - $330,000
  • Monthly cost with a mortgage - $1948
  • Monthly cost without a mortgage - $769
  • 2023 Tax Millage - range from 31.9 - 34.5 (source:

Independence Township is known for its natural beauty, with the Clinton River winding through and creating over thirty named lakes, making it a haven for water and nature lovers​​. Ranging from a mere 2 acres to 255 acres they provide something for everyone from all-sports activities to non-motorized boating and fishing. These lakes add serenity to life in Independence Township. 

  • Deer Lake
  • Greens Lake
  • Whipple Lake
  • Middle Lake
  • Upper Bushman Lake (within the County Park)
  • Crooked Lake (within the County Park)
  • Lake Oakland (shared with Waterford, MI)
  • Lotus Lake (shared with Waterford, MI)
  • Woodhull Lake (shared with Waterford, MI)
  • Heather Lake (shared with Orion Township, MI)
  • Van Norman Lake (shared with Waterford, MI)

The Township surrounds the city of Clarkston, MI which is home to Pine Knob Ski Resort and Pine Knob Music Theater. Pine Knob is the highest hill in the Hillsdale-Lapeer Moraine Range and the highest point in SEMI at 1,221 feet. There are 3 public golf courses, Fountains Golf Club, Pine Knob Golf Club, and Shepherd’s Hollow Golf Club. There is also a private club, Oakhurst Golf & Country Club. 

Independence Oaks County Park is the largest Oakland County Park making it a key destination for outdoor and recreational activities, even outdoor weddings and celebrations!

  • 1286 acres
  • 12+ miles of natural and paved trails
  • Swimming beach
  • Archery range
  • Volleyball courts
  • Non-motorized boating
  • Cross-country ski equipment rentals
  • Catch and release fishing area

Independence Township, MI offers a sparse suburban feel allowing residents to enjoy the benefits of both rural and urban living. Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Independence Township, MI.

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Homes Available in Independence Township, MI April 18, 2024
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