Vandalia, MI captures the essence of small-town America. Located on the Illinois and Michigan border, Vandalia is part of the South Bend-Mishawaka Metropolitan area. This village may be small, but those who look for homes here will find a number of charming features to make the community appealing.
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Vandalia is a small village of about 300 people. Housing options in Vandalia are varied, in spite of the community's small size, and lower-than-average prices make it a appealing to many. Spacious single-family homes on large lots are quite common, giving family’s room to grow and expand. The Vandalia real estate market also includes undeveloped land for those who want to build their dream homes. Browse the newest homes for sale in Vandalia, MI.
The majority of children in families who choose homes in Vandalia will attend Cassopolis Public Schools. The district manages two schools, the Ross Beatty Junior/Senior High School and the Sam Adams Elementary School. After graduation, many students choose to attend Southwestern Michigan College, which has campuses in nearby Dowagiac or Niles. Find homes for sale in Vandalia by school district.
Vandalia's top three industries are transportation, warehousing and tourism. However, the village itself has few major employers. In Cass County as a whole, the major employers include Southwestern Michigan College, Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation and Edwardsburg Public Schools. Many who live in Vandalia will commute into one of the nearby communities for work.
Vandalia was once a stop for those escaping slavery on the Underground Railroad, and the heritage of the Underground Railroad is still important to the people here. Each year the community comes together with the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County to celebrate that heritage at Underground Railroad Days, a two-day festival at the Ramptown Cabin complete with Civil War Living History encampment and a soul food dinner at Village Hall. The Farmhouse Bakery and Restaurant is another popular local attraction, open for breakfast, brunch and lunch.
Our team of experienced REALTORS® in Vandalia can assist you in buying or selling a home in this area. If you want to know more about the Vandalia, or are ready to start your search for homes, contact Cressy & Everett Real Estate today.
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