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Houghton County, Michigan

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  • John A. Pennala (1909 - 1986)
  • John Peter Kotila (1928 - 1973)
    With his parents in Hancock, Houghton, Michigan US Census, 1930: With his parents and brother in Hancock, Houghton, Michigan US Census, 1940: US Census, 1950: Kuolema / Death "United States S...
  • Felix Elmer Kotila (1897 - 1963)
    Syntymä / Birth "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917", , FamilySearch ( : Wed Nov 01 19:14:22 UTC 2023), Entry for Felix Elmer Kotila and John L Kotila, 26 Nov 1897. With his parents and siblings in ...
  • Gretha Johanna Blom (1865 - 1916)
  • Marko Osovich (1871 - 1911)
    KILLED BY FALL OF ROCK IN THE CALUMET & HECLA MARCO OSSOVICH. TRAMMER LOSES LIFE LAST NIGHT. Is Survived by Wife and Four children in Croatia. Marco Ossovich, aged 42, a resident of Red Jacket. w...

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Official Website

Both the county and the city were named for Michigan State geologist and Detroit Mayor Douglass Houghton. It was part of Copper Country during the mining boom of the latter half of the 19th century and the early part of the 20th century.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Calumet
  • Copper City
  • Hancock
  • Houghton (County Seat)
  • Lake Linden
  • Laurium
  • South Range

Other Townships & Communities: Adams, Atlantic Mine, Blue Jacket, Blue Jacket, Centennial, Chassell, Dakota Heights, Dodgeville, Dollar Bay, Donken, Dreamland, Duncan, Elm River, Franklin, Hubbell, Hurontown, Jacobsville, Kearsarge, Laird, Mason, Osceola, Painesdale, Portage, Quincy, Redridge, Ripley, Senter, Schoolcraft, Stanton, Tamarack City, Toivola, Torch Lake, Trimountain, Twin Lakes, White City and Yellow Jacket



Houghton County History

US GenNet

Nat'l Reg of Hist. Places

Genealogy Trails

Keweenaw National Park (part)

Ottawa National Forest (part)