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Welcome to Southfield ...
Southfield was established in 1823.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Southfield has a population of 72,693 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Southfield is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Southfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Southfield: (248) & (947)<4>
The ZIP codes for Southfield: 48034, 48037, 48075-48076, 48086<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Southfield had an population of 72,693 people. This is an increase of 1.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Southfield had a population of 71,739 people (which is 5.97% of the total population of Oakland County). This makes Southfield the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Southfield represents 0.73% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 71,739 people, the population of Southfield decreased 8.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 78,296 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Southfield.
Communities Also Named Southfield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Southfield - they are located in Connecticut, Louisiana, Massachusetts and New Brunswick.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Southfield.
Communities near Southfield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Southfield.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Southfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Southfield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Southfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Southfield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Southfield. See our Newspapers Page for Southfield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southfield ...
Looking for more information about Southfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Southfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Southfield.
Adding Southfield to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Southfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Southfield was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Southfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Southfield.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Southfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Oakland County: www.co.oakland.mi.us/
The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Sep 2023