in Berrien County

Nestled along the breathtaking shores of Lake Michigan, Berrien County boasts a harmonious blend of natural beauty, economic opportunity, and cultural richness. Home to diverse landscapes, industries, and communities, this corner of Southwest Michigan offers an exceptional quality of life for anyone to live, work, raise a family, or retire. Discover the perfect balance between work and leisure in Berrien County, where every day presents a new opportunity to enjoy life to the fullest.

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Berrien County’s low cost of living and high quality of life make it an ideal place to establish roots and invest in your future. Families thrive in the county’s excellent school systems, fostering a nurturing environment for educational growth. It’s strategic location provides residents with the convenience of easy access to major markets and urban centers, ensuring both professional opportunities and cultural experiences. Yet, amid the bustling opportunities, the county remains a haven for nature enthusiasts, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. From the shores of Lake Michigan to the picturesque landscapes of Bainbridge or Berrien Springs, residents are treated to an abundance of outdoor adventures. Embrace a lifestyle that harmonizes affordability, educational excellence, strategic accessibility, and natural beauty in Berrien County.

Berrien County is a thriving environment for industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, and tourism, providing a wealth of job opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds. Berrien County is home to major employers like Whirlpool Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in home appliances, and Corewell Health, Michigan’s largest healthcare system. Fertile land and access to major transportation networks also contribute to its economic vitality. Want to learn more? Contact local experts at the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber to learn how Berrien County could be the right career choice for you!

Best of all, Berrien County is a hub of fun and excitement that offers a variety of activities for locals and visitors alike. Spend sunny days lounging on the sandy shores of New Buffalo, Bridgman, or St. Joseph, where charming beach towns invite exploration. Immerse yourself in the local arts scene in Benton Harbor, Buchanan, and Niles, with galleries and events reflecting the county’s creative energy. Nature enthusiasts can hit the trails at Warren Dunes State Park or enjoy water sports on the clear waters of Lake Michigan. Embrace the agricultural charm of Coloma, Baroda, and Berrien Springs by apple picking at orchards or wine tasting in vineyards. Families can also create lasting memories at kid-friendly spots like the Curious Kids’ Museum and the Silver Beach Carousel. Berrien County ensures there’s never a shortage of enjoyable activities for everyone to experience.


Arthur Havlicek

President & CEO

Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber