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Melvindale is a city in Wayne County of the U.S. state of Michigan and a downriver suburb of Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 10,715. Melvindale’s slogan is “The Little City with a Big Heart.”
Melvindale began as the unincorporated settlement of Oakwood Heights in the northwestern part of Ecorse Township in the early 1920’s. The subdivision was designed to house workers at the nearby Ford River Rouge Plant in the city of Dearborn. The city was named after one of the original developers of the settlement, Melvin Wilkinson. Part of Oakwood Heights was annexed by the city of Detroit in 1922, and the remainder was incorporated as the village of Melvindale the same year. In 1933, the village incorporated as a city.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 10,735 people, 4,499 households, and 2,694 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,876…

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