Where is Detroit?

As shown in the given Detroit location map that Detroit is located in the Midwest region of the United States.

Detroit Location Map

Where is Detroit Located?

Detroit is the largest and most-populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is situated nearby the international border of the United States and Canada. The name Detroit is derived from the French word detroit for strait, in reference to its location on the river that connecting the Great Lakes.

The city was founded by the Frenchman Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac in the year 1701; since that time it has experienced manifold development specifically automotive industry. In today's world, Detroit is the metonym for the American automobile industry. Besides, it is also a significant source of popular music legacies celebrated by the city's two well-known nicknames, the Motor City and Motown.

Top Places to See in Detroit

Detroit Institute of ArtsCharles H. Wright MuseumMuseum of Contemporary ArtThe Spirit of Detroit
The Henry Ford MuseumGreektown CasinoMichigan Central Train DepotGrand Circus Park
Belle IsleThe Heidelberg ProjectMasonic TempleWindsor Sculpture Park
Motown MuseumMichigan Science CenterJames Scott Memorial FountainDetroit Riverfront Conservancy
GM Renaissance CenterMotorCity Casino HotelDossin Great Lakes MuseumWilliam C. Sterling State Park
Comerica ParkAnna Scripps WhitcombAmbassador BridgeWilliam G. Milliken State Park and
Detroit ZooGreenfield VillageBelle Isle Nature CenterDetroit Riverwalk
Fox TheatreGuardian BuildingLake St. Clair MetroparkPalmer Park
Campus Martius ParkDetroit Historical MuseumAutomotive Hall of FameMichigan Soldiers' and Sailors'
Belle Isle AquariumMGM Grand DetroitFord HouseDetroit Artists Market

Interesting Facts about Detroit

1CountryUnited States
2State Michigan
3County Wayne
4Location Soth-East
5Detroit Founded inJuly 24, 1701
6IncorporatedSeptember 13, 1806
7Detroit Coordinates42°19′53″N 83°02′45″W
8Elevation656 ft (200 m)
9Area of Detroit142.89 sq mi (370.08 km2)
10Detroit Population7670,031 (2019)
11Detroit Zip Code48201
12Detroit Area Code313
13Detroit Time ZoneUTC−5 (EST), Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
14Nearby Cities Windsor, Lincoln Park, Harper Woods, Dearborn Heights
15Detroit Airports Windsor Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.
16Official Websitewww.detroitmi.gov