Berrien County is located in the Southwestern most corner of the
State. It is bordered on the west by 42 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and on
the south by the State of Indiana.
Berrien County has a diversified economic base with its manufacturing,
agriculture, tourism and service industries.
With the Lake Michigan resource and 306 inland lakes and rivers, the County is a
popular tourism destination which is enhanced with the unique farm markets which
abound within the area.
The County's central location (fifty-four percent of U.S. manufacturing and
sixty-five percent of Canadian manufacturing are within 500 miles) is serviced
by major highways, airports, rail and commercial ports, which contribute to
maintenance of the strong diversification of the economic base.