Hastings is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the county seat of Barry County as well as the county's only city. The population was 7,350 at the 2010 census. The city borders Hastings Charter Township on the north, east, and south, and Rutland Charter Township on the west. It has been named "One of the best 100 small towns in America".
Hastings is part of the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metropolitan area.