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Battle Creek, MI

Battle Creek, MI

Battle Creek, MI

Highlights on moving to Battle Creek, MI!

Battle Creek is located in Calhoun County off of I94 between Chicago and Detroit.  The city has a population of approximately 52,347 and is known as “The Cereal City” due to the fact that it is the world headquarters to the Kellogg Company and Post Cereals.   If you’re thinking of moving to Battle Creek, there is plenty of room for you! It’s the third largest city in Michigan with a total area of 43.7 square miles. Sixty percent of that area is developed.  And just in case you’re curious, Battle Creek actually got its name from a skirmish that occurred there between a government land survey party and the local Indians living in the area. 

Moving to Battle Creek – What to expect

The climate in Battle Creek is warm in the summer and fairly cold in the winter.  With an average high temperature of 85, July is the warmest month.  With an average low temperature of 17, January and February are the coldest months.  In fact, if you enjoy snow, Battle Creek should be high on your list of places to move to—it snows here more than 40 days out of the year--an average 58.1 inches!.  Along with your snowshoes, you may also want to pack a raincoat; Battle Creek also receives about 32 inches of rainfall a year with the wettest month being June.

Getting around in Battle Creek is easier than ever with Battle Creek Transit service, offering regular bus routes throughout the city Monday-Saturday.  They also have limited stops in the city of Springfield and the Townships of Bedford, Emmett and Pennfield.  The hours are Monday-Friday are 5:15am – 6:45pm and Saturday from 9:15am-5:15pm.  Battle Creek Transit also provides door-to-door dial-a-ride services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities.   You also have options to travel through the Battle Creek Amtrak Station; it serves Amtrak trains on the south side of the station and Greyhound and Indian Bus lines on the north end of the station.      


When it comes time to dine in Battle Creek, you have several choices:  Battle Creek offers a variety of restaurant options ranging from American to Sushi and everything in between. Once you move to Battle Creek, you definitely want to try Arcadia Brewing Company’s TC’s Pub,  a microbrewery specializing in handcrafted British Style Ales.  Their menu is complete with sandwich choices, wood-fired pizzas and even barbecue.  Clara's on the River is another local spot you will definitely want to try after your move to Battle Creek.  Clara’s is located in the historic Michigan Central Railroad Depot and is filled with antiques and historical items of Battle Creek.

Moving to Baytown, Michigan – New Resident Links
Battle Creek City Website
Drivers License/Battle Creek
Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce
Battle Creek Jobs
City Utilities
Battle Creek Homes for Sale
Battle Creek Homes for Rent

The service center for Battle Creek, MI is located in Walker, MI.

Information about Battle Creek, MI

Est. Population: 51843
County: Calhoun
Latitude: 42.3167
Longitude: -85.1833
Zip Codes: 49014