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The City of Hartford is located in southwestern Van Buren County of southwestern Lower Michigan along Red Arrow Highway. It lies adjacent to Interstate 94 at exit 46, which is the state's major east-west transportation route, providing Hartford with an excellent connection to major Midwestern population centers.
Chicago, Illinois lies approximately 100 miles to the west and Detroit, Michigan, approximately 160 miles to the east. Regional urban centers such as Benton Harbor, Michigan (15miles west) and Kalamazoo, Michigan (35 miles east) are also close by. Hartford is within a stone throw away from every amenity that makes life very enjoyable.
Hartford is a caring community with quality services that focus on its people, where a business and community partnership creates opportunity for all.
So come and join us and see why Hartford is a great place to live, work, play and raise a family. A small town full of people with big hearts, at the heart of Red Arrow Country.
Our mission is to provide high quality services to the residents of the City in an efficient and effective way, to make the city inviting for economic growth while maintaining its small town charm.




December 18-Council Workshop/Business, 7:30pm
December 25-26-City Hall Closed, Christmas
December 29-City Hall Closed, New Year
January 1-City Hall Closed, New Year
January 8-Planning & Zoning, 7:30pm
January 15-Council Workshop, 7:30pm
January 22-Council Business, 7:30pm
February 12-Planning & Zoning, 7:30pm

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm