Dearborn is a city of nearly 98,000 people located in the Metro Detroit metropolitan area and Wayne County, Michigan. The city is the hometown of Henry Ford and the world headquarters of the Ford Motor Company, and the site of a University of Michigan campus as well as Henry Ford Community College.
Dearborn is home to over 29,000 Arab-Americans, the second largest concentration within the U.S (New York, New York has nearly 70,000). Arabs first settled here to work in the automotive industry. In January of 2005 a new Arab American National Museum will open.
Dearborn is home to the Ford Rouge Plant, built by Henry Ford to make Ford Model T components, and later the birthplace (and former production line) of the Ford Mustang. It currently produces Ford F150 trucks. At one time the plant employed 100,000 people and produced finished vehicles from iron ore and sand.
Web Sites and Links
Busto.comDirectory of local businesses.
Dearborn OnlineEvents calendar, weather, city hall information, and local yellow pages.
West Dearborn Business AssociationInformation and links to this unique mix of shops, stores and restaurants.