With a total area of about 30 sq. miles, Bedford is a small town of Calhoun County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Bedford is elevated at a height of about 866 ft above the sea level. It lies on the southern part of the Kalamazoo River. There are a number of local communities living beside the town and they are somewhat economically dependent on Bedford. The service sector is the principal force of the local economy.