The City of Pointe-Claire occupies an area of more than 19 square kilometers. It is located on the island of Montreal, in the administrative region of Montreal, which is of course part of the Montreal Metropolitan Community. More than 31,000 Pointe-Claire residents live here.
Pointe-Claire has developed in an exceptional natural environment, at the tip of the island of Montreal, which extends into Lake Saint-Louis. The toponym is also linked to the geographical characteristics of the city.
Several heritage buildings are located on its territory, mainly on the shores of Lake Saint-Louis. Today, the City of Pointe-Claire has designed a historical tour along these sites that allows visitors to discover the rich history of the community. In total, there are approximately 150 historic buildings in Pointe-Claire.