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Business opportunities abound for both industrial and commercial projects in an environment that is innovative and entrepreneurial. Known for its responsiveness and creative approach to project development, the City of Dowagiac is leading the way to an economic renaissance in Southwest Michigan.

The City of Dowagiac is conveniently located in Southwest Michigan near the Indiana border. It is centrally located between two Interstate Highways, I-94 to the north and I-80, the Indiana Toll Road to the south.

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As part of the South Bend Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), Dowagiac provides easy access to several Midwest commerce centers.   Dowagiac is located:

  • 35 miles from South Bend, Indiana     
  • 117 miles from Chicago, Illinois     
  • 180 miles from Detroit, Michigan     
  • 90 miles from Grand Rapids, Michigan     
  • 116 miles from Lansing, Michigan     
  • 170 miles from Indianapolis, Indiana     
  • 138 miles from Fort Wayne, Indiana     
  • 212 miles from Milwaukee, Wisconsin     

The regional population (5 counties) is 787,665.