Introduction to Mount Clemens, Michigan
Mount Clemens, Michigan, in Macomb county, is 7 miles N of St. Clair Shores, Michigan and 20 miles NE of Detroit, Michigan. The city is conveniently located inside the Detroit metropolitan area. There are an estimated 17,312 people in Mount Clemens.
Mount Clemens History
In 1795, the area now known as Mount Clemens was first surveyed by Christian Clemens, who became one of its early settlers. In 1818, the area was named Mount Clemens. The post office of Mount Clemens was established in 1821 and John Stockton was named its first postmaster. In 1837, Mount Clemens was incorporated as a village, but it was reincorporated as a city in 1879.
Mount Clemens and nearby Attractions
- Michigan Transit Museum
- Stony Creek Metropark
- Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
- Fair Lane (Henry Ford estate)
- Cranbrook Art Museum
- Detroit Zoo
Things To Do In Mount Clemens
The city of Mount Clemens has a number of parks. During winter months, you can spend leisure time at the outdoor ice skating rinks of Dorothea-Leonore Park and Lawndale Park. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed at MacArthur Park, Clinton River Park and Shadyside Park. The city also has a wildlife sanctuary named Sleepy Hollow, where you will find a number of scenic trails. Apart from these, the city of Mount Clemens also includes restaurants, movie theaters and shopping areas.
Mount Clemens Transportation
Detroit City Airport is the nearest major airport.
Mount Clemens Higher Education
Macomb Community College, Lawrence Technological University, Oakland University, Wayne State University, University of Phoenix - Detroit Campus, St Clair County Community College and Oakland Community College - Bloomfield Hills Campus are all nearby.