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Harrison Township Background:
Harrison Charter Township is a charter township and a census-designated place (CDP) of Macomb County in Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the population was 24,461. The 2008 Census Bureau Estimate places the population at 26,004.
Harrison Township History:
There are two unincorporated communities in the Township/CDP:
- Lakeside is located a few miles southeast of Mount Clemens on the L’anse Creuse Bay of Lake St. Clair just east of Interstate 94 and just north of the Clinton River canal. The area was projected in approximately 1900, mostly backed by financing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania capitalists who hoped to make it into a lake port for Mount Clemens. However, it did not develop much more than having an interurban rail connection with the city.
- Saint Clair Haven, or Clair Haven is located on Campau Bay of the Lake Saint Clair.
Belvedere was a village at the mouth of the Clinton River. It was established in 1837 but flooded the following year and was abandoned.
Harrison Township Geography:
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.8 square miles. Out of that, 14.3 square miles is land and 9.4 square miles is water. Water makes 39.79%
Harrison Township Trivia:
he location of the township makes it a very popular attraction for many people in surrounding areas. Lake Saint Clair Metropark (formerly Metro Beach Metropark) is located on the shoreline of Harrison Township and Lake St. Clair. The park contains nature trails, a nature center, playgrounds, beaches, pools, and picnic areas. The park has docks available to boaters. Locally, Harrison Township is known as “BoatTown, U.S.A.” due to the large number of marinas.
Official Township Website:
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