Northfield Township is located halfway between Ann Arbor and Brighton off of U.S. 23, encompassing 36 square miles and home to the area known as Whitmore Lake. Our township boasts extreme beauty, with rolling countryside, centennial farms, and a rural character that feels miles away but only minutes from the City. Whitmore Lake, one of the premier lakes in Southeast Michigan, with 677 acres of open water accommodates all sports, including fishing, boating, water skiing, etc. While here, come enjoy our many restaurants, read a book at our historic library, shop in one of our many downtown businesses, or enjoy an evening of bowling with the family. Whether it's to enjoy the many natural features we offer, spend a day on one of our lakes, play golf with a beautiful scenic backdrop, or enjoy our downtown shopping; we invite you to come Explore Northfield.