The Cereal City welcomes you!
Known as “Cereal City,” Battle Creek is located in Calhoun County off I-94 between Chicago and Detroit. Live, visit and do business with us.
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, Ralcorp, 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.
It is the mission of the City of Battle Creek to evaluate and prioritize community needs and deliver cost-effective municipal services through creative leadership and management of the city's fiscal, environmental and human resources.
- Healthy Neighborhoods - information and input opportunities from the Community Development Department
- Chip sealing program - frequently asked questions
- Street sweeping
- City Manager Search Committee
- Festival Market Square
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Online services offer tools and information for you to conduct your life and business in our proud city: Contact city staff, obtain a permit or license, manage taxes or plan an outing in our parks.