City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
     About Us


  • The City of Harper Woods was incorporated as a City on February 19, 1951.

  • The population as of the 2010 census is 14,236.

  • It has an area of 2.63 square miles, and is located in southeast Michigan bordering the cities of Detroit, Eastpointe, St. Clair Shores and Grosse Pointe Woods.

  • The City has a City Council/City Manager form of government. There are seven people who sit on City Council including the Mayor.  The Mayor is elected to a two year term, and the Council members are elected to staggering four year terms.

  • The City has approximately 6,504 dwellings.

  • There are twelve City Departments

  • Mission Statement

  • For a Brief History of Harper Woods click here.

                 Contact Leslie Frank, City Clerk at 
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