Introduction to St. Clair Shores, Michigan

St. Clair Shores, Michigan, in Macomb county, is 14 miles NE of Detroit, Michigan The city is considered part of the Detroit metropolitan area.

St. Clair Shores History

The area where the city of St. Clair Shores stands today was inhabited by French settlers as early as 1710. It was a part of Erin Township from 1843 until 1911. The city was once home to an amusement park named Jefferson Beach. St. Clair Shores grew from a resort community to a suburban city rapidly after World War II. It was incorporated in 1951.

St. Clair Shores and nearby Attractions

  • St Clair Shores Parks & Recreation Department
  • City of St Clair Shores Department of Parks & Recreation
  • St Clair Shores Historical
  • Roseville Recreation Department
  • Lake St Clair Park
  • Spindler Park

Things To Do In St. Clair Shores

The city offers an array of recreational opportunities for people of all ages. You can hangout with friends at the various parks in the city, or enjoy shopping at the several shopping plazas.

St. Clair Shores Transportation

The nearest major airport to the city is the Detroit City Airport.

St. Clair Shores Higher Education

Colleges situated close to the city include Macomb Community College, University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus, Lawrence Technological University and Oakland Community College-Bloomfield Hills Campus.

St Clair Shores Almanac

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St Clair Shores Climate

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

Distance6.7 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
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grosse Pointe Woods15,559$112,071
Harper Woods13,959$54,035
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