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

240 West Michigan Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Telephone: 800.888.0509



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

16 breweries/brewpubs 

3 ski resorts

2 state game areas

1 toboggan/winter park



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:

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




Bronson Methodist Hospital

601 John Street, Kalamazoo




Bronson Vicksburg Outpatient Center

13326 N. Boulevard, Vicksburg




Fishing/Hunting Licenses

Department of Natural Resources




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