Glass Creek Marsh
QUALITY OF LIFE
Barry County prides itself on providing a high quality of life that creates an ideal setting for any family or business that desires a rural setting and a natural landscape. It has been said that Barry County is on the way to everywhere, being only a short, 30-minute drive to all of West Michigan’s urban areas including Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Lansing and Grand Rapids.
Barry County is primarily a bedroom community, as families seek a peaceful setting amidst a county full of lakes, rivers, and wooded landscapes. Barry County boasts a strong educational system, a diverse employer-base, and a top-notch healthcare system including a community hospital with a cancer treatment center.
SCHOOLS & HIGHER EDUCATION
Barry County has an excellent combination of public and private schools and higher education institutions located within its boundaries.
Barry County has an excellent variety of healthcare services that are readily available, including a county Hospital, numerous physicians and family practitioners as well as a slew of specialists and experts offering a variety of services to improve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.