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Historic charm, family-friendly and a quaint island city in Southwest Michigan, Plainwell is truly anything but plain!

Bridge in Hicks ParkIncorporated as a village in 1869 and as a city in 1934, approximately 3,800 residents call Plainwell home. The high quality of life associated with living in a small town, in addition to Plainwell’s convenient location, top schools, quaint downtown, close proximity to community and regional recreational facilities, and the affordability and availability of quality housing are selling points for Plainwell and why residents choose to live, work, play – and stay – in Plainwell.

2019 Celebrates Plainwell's Sesquicentennial. 1869-2019  

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