A View of Sturgis
A Community of Giving
Sturgis is proud to be a charitable and philanthropic community. With organizations such as the Sturgis Area Community Foundation and a variety of service organizations that donate money and time, we're able to assist local students and residents in aquiring the resources they may need. We are a small town of big hearts, and we're always ready to help a neighbor!
See What's Happening
We recommend the following Facebook pages to keep up on what is going on in our community:

An annual celebration for the community offering a wide variety of events for all ages organized by the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce. Most popular events are Family Night, the Electric Parade and Bike Night. View more info ...



Sturgis, "Where success is a habit," is an amazing community that encompasses two dimensions. It offers traditional hometown Americana, cherishing its great historic past, while reaching into the future with state-of-the-art opportunities for all of its residents.

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The Gateway City

Located midway between Detroit and Chicago, Sturgis is blessed with a prime southwest Michigan location in St. Joseph County and has officially be shristened "The Gateway City."

Its central location puts Sturgis within driving distance of several major cities; Chicago and Detroit are two hours away, with Grand Rapids and Toledo, Ohio, both around 140 miles from town. Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Fort Wayne, and South Bend are all only an hour's drive or less from Sturgis, offering plenty of options for business connections or day trips.

Beyond roadways, Sturgis has other transportation options including business rail access through Michigan Southern Roalroad Company and air access via the City's Kirsch Municipal Airport. Conveniently located close to Sturgis are three commercial airports: Kalamazoo, just 45 miles to the north; South Bend, 45 miles to the west; and Fort Wayne, 50 miles to the south.