St. Clair, Michigan

St. Clair
View from across the St. Clair River
View from across the St. Clair River
Nickname(s): 
Saint Clair
Location within St. Clair County
Location within St. Clair County
St. Clair is located in Michigan
St. Clair
St. Clair
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°49′23″N 82°29′32″W / 42°49′23″N 82°29′32″W / 42.82306; -82.49222

St. Clair is a city in St. Clair County in the eastern "Thumb" of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 5,485 at the 2010 census. The city is located on the St. Clair River near the southeast corner of St. Clair Township.

Geography

  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.61 square miles (9.35 km2), of which 2.93 square miles (7.59 km2) is land and 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2) is water.[6] The city is located along the St. Clair River.
  • It lies in the Thumb of Michigan.
    • Saint Clair can also be considered as in the Blue Water area, a subregion of the Thumb.
  • The City of St. Clair has much upscale housing along the St. Clair River. The Saint Clair area attracts many tourists from Metro Detroit.