Welcome to Houghton

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County Seat : Houghton
Formed: 1846
Organized: 1848
Size: 1,071 sq. miles
Population: 35446 in 1990

                      35389 in 1890

Townships:

Adams Calumet
Chassell Duncan
Elm River Franklin
Hancock Laird
Osceola Portage
Quincy Schoolcraft
Stanton Torch Lake

Topics:

If you are visiting or want to know more aspects of the county these links may be helpful.

Coppertown USA in Calumet
Keweenaw Mountain LodgeLake Linden an independent site
Laurium Manor Inn built by a copper mine owner
Lighthouses of Lake Superior
Pasty Central   links and a  reminder of home
Quincy Mine Hoist Association
Michigan Interactive- Houghton
The Upper Peninsula Traveler

Coming soon:

History

Queries

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Houghton County was named for Dr. Douglass Houghton (1809-1845), first state geologist of Michigan, physician and surgeon and Detroit mayor 1842-43.

 

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County neighbors:

  [Baraga] [Keweenaw] [Ontonagon]

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