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City Hall: 21869 West Road, Woodhaven, MI 48183; 1-734-675-3000  

Origin of name:  The general manager of Mobil Oil refinery at the corner of Allen and West roads was from New York and had called one of the villages in the borough of Queens the "most beautiful city in America." The name of that village was Woodhaven, thus it was incorporated here as well.

Area:  6.55 square miles

Major employer:  Ford Motor Co.

Population:  12,875

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Mayor: Patricia Odette (2017)  

Council: Sharon Bono-Beaton (2019), Dan Duderstadt (2017), Chris Papineau (2019), Darrel Penix (2017) Randy Odette (2017) and Janet Sikes (2019)  
The general election is on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.


Planning and Development: John Enos; 1-734-675-4930  

Public Service and Water: Tim Neighbors; 1-734-675-4919  

City Administrator: Jeffrey Harris; 1-734-675-4932  

Police Chief: Vincent Price; 1-734-676-7337  

Fire Chief: Michael Clark; 1-734-675-4918  

Animal Control: Becky Swayze, Woodhaven-Trenton Animal Shelter; 21860 Van Horn Road, Woodhaven; 1-734-675-4956  

Building: John Tackett; 1-734-675-4930  

Clerk: Kristie Keene; 1-734-675-4903  

Engineering: John Hennessey  

Recreation: Tim Rooney; 1-734-675-4926  

Senior Coordinator: Shelly Clark; 1-734-362-2931  

Treasurer: Jeff Diagnau; 1-734-675-4913  

Downtown Development Authority and Economic Development: J.P. Cacciaglia; 1-734-675-4959