Population: 36,611 (2016)
The Lakeshore is a town located on freshwaters of Lake St. Clair. Rich in history that dates back to the 1700’s, the town comprises the communities of Belle River, Comber, Deerbrook, Elmstead, Emeryville, Haycroft, Lighthouse Cove, North Woodslee, Pike Creek, Pleasant Park, Puce, Ruscom Station, South Woodslee, St. Joachim, Stoney Point, and Strangfield, as well as the far eastern section of Tecumseh. Although incorporated as a town, the vast majority of Lakeshore is rural, being made up of cleared farmland predominately used for the cultivation of cash crops as well as the location for the Comber Wind Farm. Lakeshore’s economy is based primarily on agriculture and manufacturing with over 27% of the workforce of Lakeshore is employed in the manufacturing sector. The economy of Lakeshore remains closely tied to that of Windsor with over 50% of the town’s total workforce being employed in the city.In recent years the town has seen important developments in renewable energy. Lakeshore offers many different housing options ranging from entry level, new home construction, luxury waterfront homes and farms. Many people find themselves living in the area simply for the affordability of the houses and the lower tax costs in comparison to there other parts of Windsor and Essex making it an attractive place to reside. Enjoy the slower pace of county living with all of the city amenities just minutes from your doorstep.
Some Things in Lakeshore That You Won’t Want to Miss:
Classic Car Cruise Night
Belle River Christmas Tree Lighting
John Freeman Walls and Underground Railroad Museum
Comber and District Historical Society Museum
Maidstone Bicentennial Museum