Uncork Paw Paw ~ A Village to Discover: Friendly, Familiar, Nearby
In 1867, the Village and Township were named after the river, so named by the indigenous population from the paw paw fruit that grew thickly along the river's banks. (Paw Paw Village and Paw Paw Township). Paw Paw is located in the heart of Michigan’s wine country. This full service community is home 3,534 and is the county seat for Van Buren County. Paw Paw is home to St. Julian Winery, Michigan’s oldest, largest and most awarded winery. Many other great businesses and restaurants call Paw Paw home. (Business List and Map) Residents and visitors alike enjoy a full-service community with its own electric, water and sanitary sewer utilities, full-time police department, a joint fire department, and over 100 acres of park land; all situated around picturesque Maple Lake. Paw Paw meets the new economy needs by providing broadband fiber optic service to each property. Wireless service is also available. Located on the I-94 route connecting Detroit and Chicago, Paw Paw is only minutes away from Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, and Grand Rapids. A large consumer demand of more than 114,300 households within 30 minutes of Paw Paw makes Paw Paw attractive for entrepreneurs. Terrific schools, great festivals and lakeside concerts, and unique ‘third-places’ makes Paw Paw a great place to live or visit. There are several great annual events in Paw Paw, but the Wine and Harvest Festival is the premier 3-day event for the whole family. Paw Paw’s an ideal setting for millennials, those raising a family, or those relaxing through retirement.
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