Other cities in the 269 area code include: Three Rivers, Hastings, Sturgis, Allegan, South Haven, Dowagiac, Buchanan, Portage, New Buffalo, Wayland, Middleville, Plainwell, Marshall, Bellevue, Climax, Three Oaks, Berrien Springs, Fennville, Baroda, Hartford, Bridgman, Paw Paw, Otsego, Coloma, Olivet, Richland, Galesburg, Watervliet, Edwardsburg, Dowling, Fulton, Sawyer, Galien, Martin, Vicksburg, Colon, Cassopolis, Athens, Augusta, Union, Decatur, White Pigeon, Hopkins, Eau Claire, Hamilton, Lawrence, Saugatuck, Lawton, Mattawan, Marcellus, Bangor, Constantine, Centreville, Scotts, Covert, Grand Junction, Bloomingdale, East Leroy, Schoolcraft, Delton, Mendon, Gobles, Woodland, Vandalia, Sodus, Burr Oak, Hickory Corners, and Pullman.
Kalamazoo / ˌ k æ l ə m ə ˈ z uː / is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a total population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 335,340 as of 2015. Kalamazoo is equidistant from the major American cities of Chicago and Detroit, each less than 150 miles away.One of Kalamazoo's most notable features is the Kalamazoo Mall, an outdoor pedestrian shopping mall. The city created the mall in 1959 by closing part of Burdick Street to auto traffic, although two of the mall's four blocks have been reopened to auto traffic since 1999. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a large public university, Kalamazoo College, a liberal arts school, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, a two-year community college.
Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, in northwest Calhoun County, at the confluence of the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek rivers. It is the principal city of the Battle Creek, Michigan Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses all of Calhoun County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 52,347, while the MSA population was 136,146.
Benton Harbor is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan which is located west of Kalamazoo, and northwest of South Bend, Indiana. In 2010, the population was 10,038 according to the census. It is the smaller, by population, of the two principal cities in the Niles –Benton Harbor Metropolitan Statistical Area, an area with 156,813 people. Benton Harbor and the city of St. Joseph are separated by the St. Joseph River and are known locally as the " Twin Cities ". [ not in citation given ] Fairplain and Benton Heights are unincorporated areas adjacent to Benton Harbor.
The 269 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 8:27 PM on May 24, 2022.