The City of Rochester Hills is situated in eastern Oakland County and covers 32.91 square miles. It is located approximately nine miles east of Pontiac and 28 miles north of Detroit. Rochester Hills is a family oriented community, which is clearly evident in its many neighborhoods. It is also evident in the quality of education and recreation programs that are available. The award winning Rochester and Avondale Community Schools provide K-12 education for Rochester Hills. Rochester University (former Rochester College), Oakland University and Oakland Community College are either located in the city or just outside the city. A wide variety of industries have chosen Rochester Hills as their home. When working with the city you will find staff and leadership at the ready to help grow new businesses or invite existing businesses to experience all that Rochester Hills has to offer. Visit the city's Planning & Economic Development page for more information or check out other available sites.