The Old County Fair Grounds (Kent County Agricultural and Industrial Society's Fair Grounds) were located just south of Hall between Jefferson and Madison, according to the 1888 Sanborn Map of Grand Rapids. The 1895 map shows the area divided into plots with a few houses already constructed.


  • Entrance Gate and Office
  • Band Stand
  • Art Hall
  • Carriage Hall
  • Pomological Hall
  • Manufacturer's Hall
  • Poultry
  • Farm Products
  • Peanuts and Candy Stand
  • Agriculture Implements Repository
  • Race Track (half mile around)
  • Grand Stand (along the north side of the track) Lunch Counter
  • Ladies Grand Stand
  • Dining Hall
  • Numerous well pumps
  • Various Barns and storage sheds

The current Kent County Fair Grounds are in the town of Lowell.

Geographic coordinates are 42.94136° N, 85.663426° WLatitude: 42°56′28.896″N
Longitude: 85°39′48.334″W