Located in central Oakland County, Clawson
is a residential community of 2.2 square miles, bounded by the cities of Troy, Royal Oak, and Madison Heights. Clawson successfully mixes small-town amenities with convenient access to big-city events.
Families and young singles are attracted to living in Clawson's affordable neighborhoods. Residents and visitors alike also enjoy its downtown retail adventures and eclectic dining options. In 2016, Clawson was listed among the “20 Safest Cities in Michigan.”