Houghton, Michigan is the county seat of Houghton County in the U.S. state of Michigan and largest city in the Copper Country on the Keweenaw Peninsula. The city is located on the south shore of Portage Lake, primarily on the slope of a hill on the opposite side of the Portage Lake valley from Hancock. Houghton is named after Douglass Houghton, discoverer of copper nearby (though there is evidence indigenous peoples had mined copper in the area thousands of years before). As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,010.
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City of Houghton, Michigan"The gateway to the Keweenaw." Historical information. Local news and announcements. Links to local businesses.
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Houghton County, Michigan Prosecuting AttorneyDouglas S. Edwards, Houghton County, Michigan Prosecuting Attorney. Office located in Houghton. Contact information for local law enforcement, court information, and victim resources.
Houghton, MichiganHistorical information. Houghton businesses, map, government, recreation, weather, and events.
Lake Superior SCCA ProRallyIncludes entry list and forms, scoring and region information, schedule, reports, local lodging, maps, and news.
Michigan Tech Campus WeatherCurrent conditions, climatological data, and current radar for Houghton, Michigan.
The Daily Mining GazetteNews, weather, and sports newspaper.