14 Facts About Battle Creek


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.

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Battle Creek figured prominently in the early history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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Battle Creek supported the "separate but equal" philosophy and invited Booker T Washington to speak at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in order to raise money.

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Battle Creek was able to get his brother to allow him to give some of the product to some of the patients at the sanitarium, and the patients' demand for the product exceeded his expectations to the point that W K made the decision to leave the sanitarium.

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Battle Creek appoints a City Attorney, who provides legal counsel to the city manager and City Commission.

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In March 2020, Battle Creek residents voted on a proposal that would change how the city selects its mayor position.

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Battle Creek is home to the Music Center, which serves South Central Michigan.

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Brass Band of Battle Creek is composed of 31 brass players and percussionists from around the United States and Europe.

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Battle Creek Crunch were a member of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League, that began play in 2006.

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Battle Creek Revolution were a member of the All American Hockey League, a low-level professional minor league, from 2008 to 2011.

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Battle Creek Blaze is a not-for-profit, adult football team that plays NFL rules football as a member of the IFL .

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Battle Creek is situated on Interstate 94 midway between Detroit and Chicago.

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Battle Creek Transit provides public transit services to Battle Creek area residents.

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Battle Creek has sister city relationships with Santo Andre, Brazil and Takasaki, Japan.

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