Community Information
Paw Paw, MI

Located in the heart of Michigan’s wine country and home to St. Julian Winery, Michigan’s oldest, largest and most awarded winery. This family-owned winery, founded by Mariano Meconi in 1921, is nestled in the picturesque fruit-growing region of Michigan and features wines, brandies, vodkas and more. But, there is more! 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. Village Hall is one of 4 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Fine dining at small town prices attracts locals and visitors alike. For a small town (3,363 pop.), Paw Paw is blessed with a number of culinary trained and certified chefs owning and operating their own dining establishments. Needless to say the food is great, the service is terrific, the ambience is outstanding, and the experiences are memorable. Lodging is available for everyone from choice hotels to rustic cottages. Paw Paw meets the new economy needs by providing broadband fiber optic service to each property. Wireless service is also available. Located on the route connecting Detroit and Chicago, I-94, Paw Paw is only minutes away from Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, and Grand Rapids. More than 114,300 households within 30 minutes of Paw Paw power a large consumer demand. Terrific schools and unique ‘third-places’ make Paw Paw a great place. In the center of town is beautiful Maple Lake. A lakefront amphitheater hosts many concerts and events. Local merchants anchor a quaint downtown shopping district. Paw Paw has a dynamic DDA and Chamber of Commerce who hosted more than 2 dozen new business opening last year! There are several great annual events in Paw Paw, but the Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival is the premier 3-day event for the whole family. Paw Paw’s an idyllic setting for millennials, those raising a family, or those relaxing through retirement.