Sturgis Michigan

About Sturgis

Content updated April 2016
  • In 1827, Judge John Sturgis came to the St. Joseph Valley area in southern Michigan territory and settled in what is now Sturgis. The original site of his home can be seen at Pioneer Park, maintained by the City of Sturgis. (source:
  • Became a city in 1896
  • US 12 (Heritage Trail) and M-66 intersect in downtown Sturgis
  • Estimated population: 10,994
  • Approximately 6.49 square miles
  • Annual festival: Sturgis Fest

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