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The City of Ecorse is asking all of its residents to participate in a 30 second survey to make City Parks better.


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You're Invited to an Election Call to Action Forum with Jocelyn Benson, Secretary of State!

Ecorse residents, join us to learn about the Early Voting process, discover our EV voting location, and explore the convenient and secure location of our new Absentee Ballot Drop Box for the "24 elections. We will have call to action tables where you can register to vote, sign up for absentee voting, and even apply as an Election Inspector. Your active participation is vital in shaping our community's future through the electoral process. 

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Starting January 10, 2024 ~Southfield Road Closure-Upcoming DTE Gas Work

Upcoming construction work for DTE Gas on Southfield Rd between Elliott Ave and Pepper Rd in preparation for the planned bridge reconstruction to take place at that site. This work will involve the closure of Southfield Rd until the summer.

FEMA and FCC Plan Nationwide
Emergency Alert Test for Oct. 4, 2023

Ecorse Clean-Up Project

Regional Survey: High Speed Internet

Styrofoam Recycling event taking place on September 16th and 17th at their DPS facility at 24000 Outer Drive, Allen Park (from 9am – 3pm).
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Neighborhood Housing Initiatives Division Programs



The City of Ecorse is one of the oldest municipalities in Wayne County, having first become a Township in 1827. The first name for the community was the Village of Grand Port as established by French residents in 1836. The Village of Ecorse was established in 1902 and was the second largest village in the United States, at that time. Ecorse became a City in 1942.

Because of its ideal location for shipping along the Detroit River, combined with significant investment in rail and road infrastructure, the City of Ecorse urbanized and became a regional industrial center. The first steel plant, Michigan Steel Mill, was built in 1923. Great Lakes Steel Mill followed in 1929. Industrial development and resulting residential and commercial development grew steadily from 1929 and reached a high point during WWII.

Most recently, the City of Ecorse has become a first-ring suburban community closely connected to the City of Detroit and other “Downriver” communities through West Jefferson Avenue.

The development of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and Outer Drive as major regional connectors to the U.S. Interstate System (I-75 and I-94) has provided commuter connections for residents to other areas in the Southeast Michigan region. The development and growth of these major transportation routes and the continuing suburbanization of the region has had a direct and continuing impact on all land uses in the City.

For more information visit the Ecorse Historical Society's website at:


Check out the Ecorse Community Events website for more information regarding upcoming events in the City of Ecorse!


Wheels for Wishes

Wheels for wishes benefits the Make-a-Wish Michigan. They tow away, auction off, and recycle old cars free of charge. If you are interested in donating your car,or to learn more, please visit their website here. offers an array of articles and guides for seniors and caregivers looking for the best senior care facilities and help suited to their needs..
Check out the link below or phone (800) 973-1540


Fentanyl Information

Click here for a Parent's Guide to Fentanyl