Harrison Property Management

Harrison Township is a charter township which is located approximately sixteen miles northeast of downtown Detroit. The area was formed in 1827 and became a charter township government in 1978. Located in Macomb County, the Harrison Township is a census-designated place (CDP) of the county. There are two unincorporated communities within the limits of Harrison Township, which include Lakeside and Saint Clair Haven or Clair Haven. Lakeside is located on the L'anse Creuse Bay of Lake St. Clair, near Interstate 94 and just north of the Clinton River canal. Saint Clair Haven is situated on the Campau Bay of Lake Saint Clair. Originally found at the mouth of the Clinton River, the village of Belvedere was established in 1837 but was abandoned the next year following a flood of the area.

The population of Harrison Township is estimated to be approximately 24,920 people. The township consists of 23.8 square miles of total area, 14.3 square miles of which is land area - giving it a population density of about 1,742.7 inhabitants per square mile. The median household income within Harrison Township is $56,270 per year, while the per capita income is about $31,926 per year. The median sales price for a home in the township is around $134,900 which is a fair amount less than the national median, and the median rent price for homes is $1,150. The unemployment rate within the area is approximately 4.5%, which is much lower than the national average. However, the individuals living below the poverty level make up around 11.36% of the total population.

People from nearly every surrounding area are attracted to Harrison Township simply because of its unbeatable location. Lake Saint Clair Metropark - also sometimes referred to as Metro Beach Metropark - lies on the shore of Harrison Township and Lake Saint Clair. The area offers activities for anyone and everyone to enjoy, including several docks available for boaters. In fact, many of the locals even refer to the township as "Boat Town U.S.A" because of its number of marinas. There are also a number of recognizable people who hail from Harrison Township. Rock, rock-rap, and country musician Uncle Kracker is from the township, as is four-time Olympic medalist ice hockey player Angela Ruggiero - in addition to many other well-known people.

Harrison Township realizes the importance of community involvement and happiness. For this reason, the township offers a number of parks/recreational areas for residents and visitors alike. The most popular and well-known park of course being Lake St. Clair Metropark, the township strives to provide enjoyment and entertainment for everyone. This park features a paved trail that runs along the mile long stretch of shoreline, available for individuals to walk, jog, skate, hike, or bicycle. The beach is open during the summer months for those who would like to swim, windsurf, kite board, boat, fish, or just soak up some rays. In addition to the beach, the park also offers a large swimming pool with two waterslides for a small admission fee. Other activities found at Lake St. Clair Metropark include: An 18-hole golf course, a banquet center, picnic areas and shelters, tennis courts, game area, shuffleboard courts, tot lot and children's play areas, a trackless train, nature center, two marinas with ten boat ramps, and Spray Park - a small area that features water sprayers to cool kids off for free, as well as several other amenities. The township also includes other parks and recreational areas such as Huron-Clinton Metroparks and Waterfront Park.

In addition to the parks and recreational areas offered by Harrison Township, there are also many other interesting sites and attractions nearby. One of the most popular attractions in the township is the Selfridge Military Air Museum. Located on the Selfridge Air National Guard Base, the museum is an outreach effort of the Michigan Air Guard Historical Association (MAGHA). The museum is designed to display the history of Selfridge Field and the number of military units stationed there throughout its past. Exhibits offer a bit of insight into the life of military personnel, and aim to educate individuals. Items that can be seen at the museum include: Military helicopters and other aircraft, military vehicles including a fire fighting crash truck, missiles, a mobile control center, photographs, vehicle engines, model aircraft, uniforms, weapons, and the opportunity to sit in the cockpit of several military vehicles/aircraft. Other popular places to visit in Harrison Township include: Superior Lakes Winery, Jefferson Street Pub, Pedego Junction Electric Bikes, and The Upper Deck at Total Sports.

Harrison Township is served by the L'Anse Creuse Public Schools Distric. This school district covers portions of several cities and towns, serving students from a number of them. L'Anse Creuse Public Schools Distric covers around 37 square miles of the Detroit Metro area, and educates approximately 4,000 students from Harrison Township alone. The school district has a very large number of schools serving the surrounding areas, ranging from early childcare centers to lifelong learning/adult education centers. The schools in the L'Anse Creuse Public Schools Distric that are found within the limits of Harrison Township include: The Early Childhood Center, Marie C. Graham Elementary, Emma V. Lobbestael Elementary, South River Elementary, Donald J. Yacks Elementary, L'Anse Creuse Middle School - Central, L'Anse Creuse Middle School - South, and L'Anse Creuse High School.

Residents of Harrison Township are also served by the Harrison Township Public Library. Formed in 2009, the library was operated by volunteers only until 2015, when the city designated the first paid employees. Open six days a week, the mission of this library is "To connect people to resources that inform, educate, entertain and inspire. We seek to offer our patrons access to a world of knowledge, personal enrichment, and cultural appreciation." (https://htlibrary.org) And everyone knows how important it is to have a choice in medical facilities. Well Harrison Township provides a variety of options when it comes to healthcare. Health/medical centers near the township include: St. John Medical Center, Convenient Urgent Care Clinic, McLaren Macomb Lakeshore Medical Center, My Care Health Center, and several others. Top-notch schools and medical facilities, affordable living, and breathtaking scenery - you can't ask for much more than what's found in Harrison Township.

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