Houghton Lake is an unincorporated community in Roscommon Township, Roscommon County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The Census Bureau has defined a Census-designated place (CDP) for statistical purposes with the same name. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 3,749.
The community is situated on the southwest shore of Houghton Lake. The CDP includes the nearby community of Houghton Lake Heights, which is about one mile northwest along the shore of the lake. Michigan State Highway 55 runs through both communities. The community of Prudenville is adjacent to the CDP on the east, at the southeast end of the lake. U.S. Highway 127 passes just west of the communities. A small portion of the CDP area extends into Lake Township to the north.
Web Sites and Links
Houghton Lake Community SchoolsInformation on programs, library and schools.
Houghton Lake Chamber of CommerceEvent calendar, Fall Fun Fest, fishing report, local map, weather, and membership information.
Houghton Lake Tip-Up Town USAGuide to the annual Tip-Up Town USA festival. Snowmobile rental information, trail conditions, and area activities.
Reflections On The LakeA newly remodeled, fun-filled family resort with amenities, located on Houghton Lake
Vision Fusion: Houghon Lake EditionNews, sports, and weather.