Houghton, Michigan

county seat of Houghton County, Michigan

Houghton (/ˈhtən/) is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and largest city in the Copper Country on the Keweenaw Peninsula. As of the 2020 census, the city population was 8,386.[1] It is the county seat of Houghton County.[2]


  1. "QuickFacts: Houghton city, Michigan". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 19, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved February 18, 2024.