Battle Creek Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1926-2019

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Battle Creek between 1926 and 2019, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

View and download a copy of this location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.


  • A major renumbering/renaming occurred between 1926 and 1931. Some 1926 numbers are approximate.
  • Unfortunately, I am missing data for 1965, which looks like it would be very interesting, particularly with respect to National.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • Dole’s
  • Felpausch
  • IGA
  • Kroger
  • Meijer
  • National

One thought on “Battle Creek Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1926-2019

  1. Brian Skafica

    January 18, 2020 at 10:41am

    I think the current Family Fare store at the Urbandale Plaza in Battle Creek, Michigan, may have been a Meijer supermarket (not Thrifty Acres), maybe until 1976-77, when they moved to their then-new West Columbia Avenue elsewhere in town.

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  2. Linda Powell

    May 21, 2023 at 8:19pm

    That always was a Meyer my aunt worked there.

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