- 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 at 42.56500°N 82.83917°W / 42.56500; -82.83917 (Lakeside, Michigan). 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. nt
- Saint Clair Haven, or Clair Haven is located on Campau Bay of the Lake Saint Clair (42.58333°N 82.79028°W / 42.58333; -82.79028 (Saint Clair Haven, Michigan) ; Elevation: 577 ft./176 m.). n
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 23.8 square miles (62 km2), of which 14.3 square miles (37 km2) is land and 9.4 square miles (24 km2) (39.79%) is water.
The 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.
Selfridge Air National Guard Base is located in Harrison Township.
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Updated: 22nd February, 2019 8:06 PM.