The Clarkson neighbourhood is in southwest Mississauga, and is one of Mississauga's oldest communities. Lake Ontario forms its southeast border. Clarkson features a number of green spaces. Housing includes some very large luxury estate homes, older detached homes in a variety of styles, as well as townhomes and row housing.
The Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) and GO Transit connect Clarkson with Downtown Toronto.
The Clarkson Family of Mississauga Public Schools serves Clarkson Community.
Other neighbourhoods in Clarkson SS's catchment area include: Erin Mills.