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The City of Dowagiac is proud to provide many quality programs and services to its residents, businesses and visitors to our community. Select from the list below to visit the various departments for specific information on services and contact information. Please feel free to contact us if you are unable to find what you are looking for, we would be glad to help.

City Services

All the city services are located under this link. Assessor, Clerk, Treasurer, Utilities and more.


The Dowagiac Union School District reflects the diverse community it serves, as pride and self-reliance have shaped its rich heritage and continues to develop its future.

Transportation Services

Dowagiac Dial-A-Ride Transit (DART) operates within the City limits, with additional service area to include Southwestern Michigan College.

Health Care

For generations, Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital has been a vital part of Dowagiac.   From state-of-the-art emergency care to one-on-one rehabilitation services, and leading-edge diagnostics and imaging, patients can find what they need right here at home.


The Dowagiac District Library creates an environment in our community for all people to learn, to explore, to enjoy, to create, to interact. The library provides access to ideas, information, experiences and materials that support and enrich people’s lives by preserving the past, promoting the present, and embracing the future.