Downtown Hillsdale

Located in a National Register Historic District, Victorian-era Downtown Hillsdale is the center of government and commerce for Hillsdale County.

"Hillsdale Walking Tour"

Historic Walk

Early Settlement

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A wide variety of unique, locally owned retail stores and restaurants add to Downtown's quaint, small town atmosphere.  Complimentary Wi-Fi service, available throughout Downtown and free parking curbside and in all municipal lots, enhances your visiting experience.  Spend some time enjoying one of the numerous annual Downtown events like the Downtown Cruise-In, Sidewalk Sales, Mrs. Stock's Park Concerts, Harvest Fest and Progressive Party, and the Downtown Christmas Scavenger Hunt along with the Light up Parade.   Come see what fresh and green really mean at the Hillsdale County Farmer's Market on the historic Courthouse Square, open seasonally each Saturday morning from mid-May through October.

Mrs Stocks Park 5-17-09

Bordered by neighborhoods with statuesque old homes, Mrs. Stock's Park and traversed by the Baw Beese Trail (a walking and biking path) Downtown Hillsdale is also just moments away from the Hillsdale Community Library, the Hillsdale County Fairgrounds home of "The Most Popular Fair on Earth" and all-sports Baw Beese Lake and Sandy Beach recreation area.  Hillsdale College, a renowned independent, liberal arts college which provides numerous arts and cultural opportunities for the community.