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About the Village of Constantine

Originally settled in 1828, platted in 1831, and incorporated as a village in 1837 the Village of Constantine takes pride in its historic downtown district and a number of well preserved historic homes on the state or national registry within the village.

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Welcome to the Village of Constantine

Welcome to the Village of Constantine web page.  Use this site to learn about the village, read past village council meeting minutes and explore our links.  Don’t just stop at our web page; come and visit our community.

Constantine boasts being the Seed Corn Capital of the World.  The greater Constantine area produces over 10% of the seed corn in the United States.  Another 10% of the nation’s seed corn is produced in the surrounding counties.  Additionally, the village has many assets we are proud to share with you.  The St. Joseph River passes through our village.  The river is a hotspot for recreational fishing, boating, swimming and canoeing, and is host to several boat races, along with being the center of other festivals throughout the county.  Other recreational opportunities exist in our numerous parks that are located throughout the village.  Our National Historic Downtown District is home to businesses that specialize in a unique variety of products and services.


  Our industrial base helps provide over 500 jobs in the greater Constantine area.  The industrial park and other businesses are serviced by the Grand Elk Railroad along with a modern highway system.  We are located less than one hour from Interstate 94 and minutes from Interstate 80/90 and US-12.  US-131 is just west of the village limits with a Business Loop US-131 that runs through downtown Constantine.

 Constantine is two and a half hours from both Chicago and Detroit and less than an hour from South Bend and Elkhart, Indiana and Kalamazoo, Michigan and within easy driving distance to Lake Michigan.  Regularly scheduled air and train service is less than an hour away.

Feel free to visit.  We will make you feel at home and ensure that you have a pleasant stay.  As you walk our tree-lined streets, neighbors wave and say hello.  Visit our unique businesses, participate in area events, and see for yourself how Constantine is a place to operate a business, settle your family and grow.  Stop by our village office, give us a call or drop us a line.  We look forward to seeing you.

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