Walled Lake, Michigan
The beautiful City of Walled Lake, located in the heart of Oakland County, is home to 7,000 residents. Noted for our bustling community on the shores of Walled Lake, we’re a community that looks to the future and takes pride in our past. Walk through our historic downtown district, where our shores meet the stores; browse our unique shops and restaurants. Walled Lake, located in close proximity to three major highways, I-96, M-5, and I-275, provides easy access to surrounding communities and job opportunities. Regarded as a popular destination city, Walled Lake hosts many exciting year-round events.
Origins of The Name
The town’s name is said to have been given by the first Euro-American settler, Walter Hewitt, in 1825. Upon his arrival, he noticed what appeared to be a stone wall along the lake’s western bank, possibly constructed by earlier Potawatomi Indian tribes.