Climax is a village in Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 791. The village is located within Climax Township on the northern boundary with Charleston Township. Climax shares a school district with Scotts, and is within easy driving distance of Galesburg, Vicksburg, Kalamazoo, and Battle Creek, Michigan.
Almost everything in Climax is located on the main cross streets, Main and Maple. The school, cemetery, Harvester restaurant, and hair salon all lie along South Main St. North Main boasts the relatively new music studio (housed in what used to be an independent hardware store), Joe's Village Takeout (a convenience store), the village library, park, phone company and post office, the bank, a makeshift church (residing in a former gas station), a few homes, and the town newspaper: the Climax Crescent (http://www.climaxcrescent.com). Maple is almost entirely residential, with the exception of the United Methodist Church and Sinclair's Market.
Web Sites and Links
Climax, MichiganHistory of the city. Links to local businesses, entertainment, local attractions.
Climax: WikipediaCensus, geography, and demographic information for the village.