Jones, MI is part of the beautiful Newberg Township. Dotted with lakes and other stunning natural elements, it’s an escape from some of the bigger nearby cities. Residents of Jones have the best of both worlds—the ability to commute to work and city attractions, but also possess an escape all their own. Many will find solace in the beauty of the Jones area, where Blair Lake is a focal feature. The area’s lake properties possess acreage, making it easy to enjoy recreation, and store your toys. When you’re ready to emerge from your retreat, it’s easy to find something to do. Whether you tour a nearby town, attend a county event, or drive for a weekend getaway in Chicago, you’ll always be happy to return to the serenity of Jones.
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One of the biggest draws to Jones, MI is lakefront living. Properties offer home buyers the benefit of lakefront property, privacy, and acreage. Recreational outbuildings are often an option, giving you plenty of space for toys, animals, and hobbies. The median home price in Jones is around $142,000, and the population of the Newberg Township was 1,632 in the 2010 census. Browse the newest Jones, MI real estate for sale.
Although Jones doesn’t have schools directly within the area, students still have ample options nearby. If you choose to go the public route, depending where you are you’ll send children to Norton Elementary School, which has received solid ratings in performance and positive reviews from parents, Three Rivers Middle and High School, Marcellus Middle and High School, Ross Beatty Jr./Sr. School, or Constantine High School. There are private school options as well with schools like Howardsville Christian School and Kessington Christian School. If you’re looking to continue on in higher education, choose from Northwood University, Southwestern Michigan College, Glen Oaks Community College, Indiana University South Bend, Saint Mary’s College, and Western Michigan University among others. Find homes for sale in Jones by school district.
As part of Cass County, Jones has several fields of employment as well as employers. Residents of the area can choose from companies like Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, Lee Memorial Hospital, North American Forest Products, Ameriwood, Best Plastics Inc., Southwestern Michigan College, K&M Machine-Fabricating Inc., and a variety of K-12 schools.
Being part of the Newberg Township gives the Jones community easy access to several attractions to enjoy in the area. Find activities and recreation like fishing and boating at one of the area’s abundant lakes. One popular outdoor spot near Jones is The Crane Pond State Game Area, which is a 4,000-acre recreation spot full of rabbit, pheasant, turkey, and deer. Blair Lake in Jones is home to camps and fishing, and is a draw to visitors with pristine views and an idyllic setting.
If you are craving some art, culture, and festivals, head to Dowagiac, Constantine, Three Rivers, South Bend, Niles, Saint Joseph, or Benton Harbor. Each place has bustling downtowns, theaters, restaurants, and shopping. Cass County offers an array of annual events, including firework displays, the Marcellus Bluegill Frolic and Festival, Under the Moon Harvest, a Candle Light Christmas Parade in Dowagiac, the Volinia Maple Fest, and many more. For a big city getaway, head to Chicago, located a couple hours away.
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