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
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
16 breweries/brewpubs 
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: https://wwmt.com/weather

 

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

 

Ascension Borgess Hospital
1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo
269.226.7000
borgess.com

 

Bronson Methodist Hospital
601 John Street, Kalamazoo
269.341.7654
bronsonhealth.com

 

Bronson Family Medicine- 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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