If you are moving to Michigan you may not know that 8 Mile Road is a dividing line between Wayne County and the northern counties of Metro Detroit. Macomb County is north of 8 Mile Road and is usually referred to by metro Detroiters as the "east side". The west side dividing line of Macomb County is Dequindre Road. To the west of Dequindre Rd starts Oakland County. The county runs about 36 miles to the west. It is the second most populus county in Michigan and is one of the wealthiest counties in Michigan.
Safe cities in Oakland County