Welcome to the Village of Kaleva

Welcome to the Village of Kaleva, the heart of Manistee County, is located just 10 miles from the shores of Lake Michigan. The Village of Kaleva was incorporated in 1900 by Finnish immigrants, and was named after the epic poem - "The Kalevala".

The Village of Kaleva is recognized as a historic Finnish community in Northwest Michigan offering a growing economy and affordable living in a clean and safe environment in the heart of Manistee County.

We have many businesses, historical sites, local events and unique character that draw residents and tourists alike. 

Check out more about the Village of Kaleva and learn why we are the heart of Manistee County.

 For more information about the history of Kaleva and historical site in our area, visit the Kaleva Historical Society.


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The Kaleva-Maple Grove Joint Board of Appeals will meet for its organizational meeting and to consider a special request on APRIL 7, 2021 at 6pm at the Maple Grove Township Hall.

Fire danger is high. We are under a No Burn Order.

Thank you to Dorn Gallatin and Sonya Lynn for the pictures being used on our website.

No Kaleva Days in 2021. The Snowbirds are having a swap meet August 7-8.

Recycling has moved to Bay Area Recycling for Charity over on Industrial Drive.

Spring large-item clean-up is the third Saturday in May

Fall large-item clean-up is the third Saturday in September. 


8 am - noon, Kaleva Village Park, west of the ball diamond.

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Village Office: 

9219 Aura St

Kaleva MI 49645

Maple Grove Township

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PO Box 48

Kaleva MI 49645

Village of Kaleva