St. Clair, Michigan

St. Clair
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Nickname(s): 
Saint Clair
Location of St. Clair, Michigan
Location of St. Clair, Michigan
Coordinates: 42°49′23″N 82°29′32″W / 42°49′23″N 82°29′32″W / 42.82306; -82.49222UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code26-70680[4]
GNIS feature ID1624881[5]
Websitewww.cityofstclair.com

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.[1] 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. The city also boasts the longest freshwater boardwalk in the world.