Plymouth Voice actively reports on all the news and events of the beautiful small town of Plymouth. Founded in 1825, Plymouth is a unique city and storied community of just two square miles in southeast Michigan, situated between Detroit and Ann Arbor.
Farms and farmers were the backbone of the Plymouth community until after the Civil War when two railroads intersected the Village of Plymouth. The growth of railroads near the turn of the 19thcentury helped to generate growth of Plymouth’s competitive air-rifle businesses when they built factories on Main Street near the Pere Marquette Railroad tracks. The air rifle business later evolved into the world leader-manufacturing firm, the Daisy Manufacturing Company. Today Plymouth is still the major railroad intersection of the two main tracks within the state.
Plymouth is considered to be one of the most desirable places to live in the Midwest. Beneath the quaint exterior lies a rich history that is still living today. Much more than the idyllic image from a quaint Norman Rockwell painting that it is, Plymouth is a wonderful old-town filled with charm, schools, parks, subdivisions, shops, restaurants and abundant local events.
The City of Plymouth is entirely surrounded by the Charter Township of Plymouth, a community of 16-square miles with a population of 27,500.