About the Village of Constantine
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 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 area produces over 10% of the Seed Corn in the United States. Another 10% of the nation’s Seed Corn production is in the surrounding counties. Additionally, the Village has many assets we are proud to share with you. The St. Joseph 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 five parks that are located throughout the Village. Our National Historical Downtown District is home to businesses that specialize in a unique variety of products and services.
Our industrial base helps provide over 500 jobs to the greater Constantine area. The Industrial Park and other businesses are serviced by the CSX railroad along with modern highway system. We are located less than one hour from Interstate 94 and less than fifteen minutes from Interstate 80/90. U.S. 131 runs through the village. We are two and half hours from Chicago and within one hour of 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.