Almena, a post-township of Van Buren county, Michigan. Population 980.
1 - Almena
2 - Covey Hill (Free Will Baptist)
Antwerp, a township of Van Buren county, Michigan. Population 2690.
Lawton, post-village of Antwerp township, Van Buren county, Michigan, 16 miles southwest of Kalamazoo, at the junction between the Michigan Central and the Paw Paw Railroads, has a large blast furnace, a foundry and machine-shop, a plough-factory and planing-mill, 2 wagon-shops, 1 weekly newspaper, several churches and schools, and the usual number of stores, shops, and smaller manufacturing establishments. The principal industries are farming and fruit-raising. Pop. 1081.
Mattawan, post-village of Antwerp township, Van Buren county, Michigan, on the Michigan Central Railroad.
3 - Oak Grove
4 - Harwick
5 - Bangs
6 - Maple Grove
|Locality||Business Name||Type of Business||Noted Time-Frame||Notes|
|Lawton||McKeyes & Smith||General Merchandise||1889|
|Lawton||C. Dunham||Buyer poultry & veal calves||1889|
|Lawton||Mesline & Elliget||Coopers||1889|
|Lawton||Casper Oppenheim||Shoes & Gentlemen's furnishing goods||1896||Was relocating his business from Hartford to Lawton in Feb. 1896.|
|(Lawton)||Hotel Giddings||Hotel||1896||Chief Cook - Fred Gibson|
|(Lawton)||T.R. Smith & Co.||Family supplies, general merchandise||1896|
|(Lawton)||Mitchell, Hall & Co.||General merchandise||1896|
|Lawton||T.F. Dodge||Funeral Director||1896|
|Lawton||Adams & Lich||Well, windmill & pump equipment||1896|
|(Lawton)||W.E. Price||Buyer of old rubbers, brass, copper, zinc & lead||1896|
|Lawton||F.A. Phillips, M.D.||Physician & Surgeon||1891||In Morrill Building, successor to Dr. Long.|
|Lawton||E. Beam & Son||Flour Millers||1891|
|Mattawan||J.W.B LaPierre, M.D.||Physician, Surgeon & Accoucheur||1896|
Porter, township, Van Buren county, Michigan. Population 1316.
7 - Kern (East Porter)
8 - Chamberlain (West Porter)
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