City of Grosse Pointe, MI
A Sense of Community
Located on the southwestern shore of Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe is a community of close-knit residential neighborhoods. The City is known for its stately tree-lined streets and lakeside recreational facilities. The picturesque retail district provides unique shopping and business opportunities – Grosse Pointe residents enjoy a distinctive small-town atmosphere, and yet are within easy reach of the nation’s fifth largest metropolitan area and the entire Great Lakes region. The result is a delightful mix of the traditional and the contemporary flavored with a strong sense of community. Certainly, this is why Grosse Pointe has a national reputation as one of America’s most charming small cities.
Established in 1893
Incorporated as a home rule city in 1934
Population: 5,421 (2010)
Area: 1.1 square miles
Education level: over 69% of adults have 4 or more years of college
The City of Grosse Pointe is 1 of 5 communities along Lake St. Clair that share a school system and often cooperate on common issues and projects
Collectively the “Grosse Pointes” have a population of approx. 50,000
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17147 Maumee Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230 (313) 885-5800