On behalf of our citizens, welcome to Calhoun County, Michigan. Established in 1829, and named after John C. Calhoun, our county is both rich in history and on the cutting edge of tomorrow's technology and development. Calhoun County offers the serenity of country living and the cultural and recreational amenities offered in urban settings. We hope our website will introduce you to what makes Calhoun County the perfect place to do business, visit, live, work and raise a family.
Leaders of the corporate world make their headquarters here along with top private and public educational facilities, quality health care and an international foundation. The high accessibility to world markets makes Calhoun County a prime location for business. Two interstate highways, I-94 and I-69, which intersect near the center of the county, connect Calhoun County to every major trade route in the United States. Located along a major international trade corridor, the county boasts both passenger and freight rail service, an international cargo airport and a U.S. Customs Post of Entry and Foreign Trade Zone.
Numerous parks are connected to the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo rivers and provide opportunities for hiking, fishing, canoeing, picnicking and other recreation. Community sporting, cultural, ethnic, historical and holiday festivals provide plenty for residents and visitors to see and do. We value the quality of life features that make Calhoun County an attractive place to call home for your family and your business, now and for the generations that follow. Again, welcome to Calhoun County!