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One of America's Top "100 Best Small Towns"

Spectrum Health Pennock is proud to call Hastings, Michigan Home! Hastings, Michigan, is a vibrant community located on the Thornapple River in the heart of Barry County. Ideally situated between the metropolitan areas of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing and Battle Creek. You will find Hastings to be the home of quaint shops and unique restaurants in a very special small town surrounded by nature’s beauty!

Hastings offers a quality of life that is desired by many as evidenced by being named one of the best small towns in America by Norman Crampton, author of “The 100 Best Small Towns in America."


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Affordable, Quality Living in a Desirable Marketplace... It’s In Our Nature.

The Barry County Chamber of Commerce and the Barry County Economic Development Alliance welcome you on your exploration of Barry County and all it has to offer! Nestled between urban centers of southwest Michigan, Barry County welcomes you with a rural “up north” feel and charm with the convenience of easy urban access. Whether you are a resident, visitor, business owner or simply exploring your options, you will find a glimpse of all that Barry County has to offer by visiting our local Chamber of Commerce website.



Hastings Profile

Area: 5.3 square miles
Area Population: 10,000 (approx.)
Climate: Average annual temperature (over a ten year period) 48 degrees F., Winter Low 23.6, Summer High 71.8, Rainfall 46.1 inches, Snowfall 48.6 inches.
Public Safety: Full-time Fire Chief, full-time personnel, augmented by volunteers. Hastings Chief of Police, City Police Department / 15 full-time personnel (+) reserves.
Enhanced 911 Service is in operation.

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