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Overview

Introduction to St. Clair, Michigan

St. Clair, Michigan, in St Clair county, is 30 miles NE of St. Clair Shores, Michigan (center to center) and 44 miles NE of Detroit, Michigan.

St. Clair History

The city, which is situated on the western banks of River St. Clair, was named after the river, which was christened after Lake St. Clair, which is located between Ontario, Canada, and Michigan. The name of the river was spelled Saint Clare based upon the English maps of 1710. In the Mitchell Map of 1755, the current spelling of the river was used. St. Clair was incorporated as a town in 1850 and then as a city in 1858.

St. Clair and Nearby Attractions

  • Detroit Zoo
  • Historic Fort Wayne
  • Algonac State Park
  • Cranbrook Art Museum
  • Fox Theater Building

Things To Do In St. Clair

Local celebrations in St. Clair include the Blue Water Ramble, an annual International Bicycling Event generally held in October, and the Annual St. Clair Art Fair, a two-day event held in June. There are numerous parks near St. Clair including Algonac State Park, Lakeport State Park, and Stony Creek Metropark. Cranbrook Art Museum, Ferndale Historical Museum, and Cranbrook Institute of Science are some of the museums near St. Clair. Historical sites nearby include Historic Fort Wayne, Cranbrook, and the Fox Theater Building.

St. Clair Transportation

Air transportation is available from Oakland County International Airport.

St. Clair Higher Education

Colleges near St. Clair include Baker College of Auburn Hills, Baker College of Port Huron, and College for Creative Studies.

St Clair Almanac

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St Clair Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPORT HURON
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 30 F
Apr Temp35 to 54 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.3 inches
StationGROSSE POINTE FARMS
Distance35.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance39.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Algonac4,047$63,438
Marine City4,161$57,951
Marysville9,775$72,259
New Baltimore12,266$93,524
Port Huron29,388$41,885
Richmond5,844$72,000
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