Battle Creek welcomes you!
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Known as “Cereal City,” Battle Creek is located in Calhoun County off I-94 between Chicago and Detroit.
We have a proud history and promising future of providing the world’s leading food brands, research and training. We’re home to Kellogg Company’s world headquarters, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the International Food Protection Training Institute. Battle Creek has many other major corporate community members including Post Cereals, ConAgra Foods, Denso, II Stanley, and Duncan Aviation. The city is revitalizing its downtown to accommodate food science and other innovation industries. Battle Creek’s Air National Guard Base, commercial airport and industrial park are diversifying our economy and attracting worldwide businesses for military, aviation, aerospace and alternative energy.
Nearby rivers and forests, numerous parks and recreational opportunities, and the world-class Binder Park Zoo make our city a family-friendly area for outdoor play.
Battle Creek is now a bronze Bicycle Friendly Community!
- Reports from Mayor Deb Owens
- Economic Development information
- Public Engagement Report from the Community Development Department
- Information on bullying/cyber bullying from the BCPD
- City Manager Search Committee
- Festival Market Square
- Snow plowing/street sweeping section map
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