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About Kalamazoo

Need more information? Give us a call at 800.888.0509; we’ll help you plan the perfect visit. You can also visit our offices in downtown Kalamazoo or the information center in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport. Community information can be found at the front desk of any of our hotels.

 

Discover Kalamazoo

141 E. Michigan Avenue, Suite 100

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Telephone: 800.888.0509

generalinfo@DiscoverKalamazoo.com

 

Kalamazoo County Information

Location: Kalamazoo County is located in the heart of the Great Lakes region, midway between Chicago and Detroit.

Area: 576 square miles

Lowest Point: 700 ft. above sea level

Highest Point: 1,000 ft. above sea level

Time Zone: Eastern

County Population: 250,331

City of Kalamazoo Population: 74,262

City of Portage Population: 46,292

 

Kalamazoo County Amenities

Over 450 restaurants

83 lakes with public access

69 public parks

22 public golf courses

5 wineries

4 breweries/brewpubs (with 2 more opening in 2013)

3 ski resorts

2 state game areas

1 toboggan/winter park

 

Weather

The climate is pleasant with four distinct seasons, ranging from fall’s vibrant foliage to spring’s lush greenery. Kalamazoo County enjoys lake effect weather which is cooling during the warmer months and provides for milder temperatures during the cooler months.

February: 37 degrees F

May: 73 degrees F

July: 86 degrees F

October: 63 degrees F

Average Annual Snowfall: 70 inches

Weather Forecast: www.WWMT.com

 

Helpful Information

Currency Exchange:

Adventure Travel: 269.382.3475

Chase Bank Locations: locator.chase.com

Fifth Third Bank Locations: 53.com

 

Emergency Veterinarian:

Southwest Animal Hospital: 269.382.5228

 

Police/Medical Care:

Police (non-emergency): 269.337.8994

Emergency – police, fire and ambulance: 911

 

Borgess Medical Center

1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo

269.226.7000

borgess.com

 

Bronson Methodist Hospital

601 John Street, Kalamazoo

269.341.7654

bronsonhealth.com

 

Bronson Vicksburg Outpatient Center

13326 N. Boulevard, Vicksburg

269.649.2321

bronsonhealth.com

 

Fishing/Hunting Licenses

Department of Natural Resources

517.373.1204

michigan.org/dnr

 

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