The are all considered one community!
Huron Township includes three separate communities, the largest community is New Boston, the two smaller being Willow and Waltz. Waltz and Willow are south of New Boston and are newer communities, both are being developed with new subdivisions.
New Boston is also an unincorporated community within Huron Charter Township, Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. New Boston was first settled in 1827 and was originally called “Catville” after the initials of the proprietor, C. A. Trowbridge. It received a post office with that name in 1860. On March 20, 1868 it was renamed New Boston, after Boston, Massachusetts.
New Boston is home to Gibbs Sweet Station, Mc Nasty’s Saloon, Mary Anne’s Family Diner, the smaller township of Waltz is home to The Waltz’s Inn. New Boston also hosts an Apple Festival every October. Huron River Dr is closed every year just for the Apple Festival, the Apple Fest includes a parade, lots of booths to shop from, great food, and live entertainment.
New Boston’s assets include open land, proximity to Detroit Metro Airport, and easy access to I-275, and I-94. In addition, there are three major metro parks in the area.
The Waltz Improvement Association is celebrating 91 years of service to the village of Waltz and the community of Huron Twp. Thru the years the WIA has hosted the Waltz Homecoming, St. John’s Chicken Dinners, Art in the Park, Car Shows, Daddy & Daughter Masquerade Dance, Breakfast with Santa, Holidays in Harmony Concert and many more events.
The Huron River runs just south of downtown New Boston, Huron Twp. is just south of Romulus, Michigan and is just west of Flat Rock, Michigan. Interstate 275 passes through the middle of the community with three exits providing easy access. Exits off Interstate I-275 are Sibley road, South Huron, and Will- Carleton road being the south most exit.
Willow is very small but a street is named for this portion of Huron Township, located between 275 and Carpenter Roads.