Douglas is in Allegan County, and in the West-Southwest Region. This community is located southwest of Grand Rapids between Holland and Benton Harbor along Interstate 196 on the banks of the Kalamazoo River near the shoreline of Lake Michigan.
The town of Douglas arived in 1851 when settler Jonathan Wade built the first house here. He named the town Dudleyville, after his brother from Canada. After the settlement was sold, the towns people agreed upon a town name of Douglas, after the American statesman, Stephen A. Douglas.
This little town is supported mainly by tourism. The historic main street of Douglas includes Early American style houses, unique gift shops and a town clock.
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