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: https://wwmt.com/weather


Helpful Information

Currency Exchange:

Chase Bank Locations: locator.chase.com
Fifth Third Bank Locations: 53.com


Public Restrooms in Downtown Kalamazoo

Click here to view the City of Kalamazoo list


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


Bronson Methodist Hospital
601 John Street, Kalamazoo


Bronson Family Medicine- Vicksburg Outpatient Center
13326 N. Boulevard, Vicksburg


Fishing/Hunting Licenses

Department of Natural Resources

Situated midway between Chicago and Detroit via I-94, or an hour from the sandy shores of Lake Michigan to the West, Kalamazoo is an ideal location for your next getaway.

The Michigan regulation and taxation of marijuana act (proposal 1) was passed by the voters of the state of Michigan on November 6, 2018.