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Ortonville is a village in north Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The village is within Brandon Township, although some development near the village lies within adjacent Groveland and Hadley townships. The population was 1,442 at the 2010 census. Ortonville lies on the nothern edge of Metro Detroit and is approximately 41 miles north of Downtown Detroit.OverviewOrtonville, a northern rural village in Oakland County, was founded in 1848 by Amos Orton, who built a dam across Kearsley Creek to furnish water power for his gristmill. The town was platted in 1866 and incorporated as a village in 1902. It is located about halfway between Pontiac and Flint.According to the census of 2010 the population of the village of Ortonville is 1,422. The population of Brandon Township is 15,175, and nearby Groveland Township is 5,476.Surrounding towns include Goodrich to the north, Oxford to the east, Clarkston to the south, and Holly to the west.Public school systemOrtonville's primary public schools are Brandon Schools, in Brandon Township. Students are mostly Brandon, Groveland Township and Hadley Township residents with a few from surrounding areas of northern Clarkston and eastern Oxford. Brandon High School is the home of the Blackhawks. The athletic teams compete in the Flint Metro League.In the build up to your vacation in Ortonville, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United States journey builder website.
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