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Grosse Pointe Shores

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Grosse Pointe Shores is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. The city, which is entirely residential, is the location of the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club on Lake Saint Clair. The city's population was 3,008 at the 2010 census. It has the 70th highest income for a municipality with over 1,000 citizens in the country and the second highest income in the state of Michigan.On February 24, 2009, the residents of Grosse Pointe Shores voted to incorporate as a city with the name "Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, A Michigan City," which took place on April 1. Prior to incorporation as a city, the village encompassed the entire area of two small townships. Most of the former village was within Grosse Pointe Township in Wayne County. A tiny portion of the village was within Lake Township in Macomb County.HistoryGrosse Pointe Shores was incorporated as a village in 1911. The village incorporated as a city in 2009. In 2011, the city government stated that it is considering trying to move all of the city into Macomb County, since Macomb County has lower taxes than Wayne County.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.23sqmi, of which 1.15sqmi is land and 18.08sqmi is water, (part of Lake St. Clair).
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