Where every season is fun
Houghton is your base camp for year-round recreation in the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Where you really connect
Houghton is the gateway to the Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale National Park.
Where you really enjoy
Two retail and restaurant districts including a vibrant downtown.
Where business really thrives
A smart, hard-working business culture…from start-ups to long-established.

Public Meetings and City Business

Access for Council Meeting 8-10-22

Topic: City Council Time: Aug 10, 2022 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)  …

Public Hearing for Proposed Ordinance 2022-329

The Houghton City Council will hold a public hearing for Proposed Ordinance 2022-329 on Wednesday,…

August Planning Commission Meeting

The August meeting of the Planning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 30th, 2022…

Downtown Development Authority Vacancy

The City of Houghton is looking for someone to serve on the Downtown Development Authority/Tax…

Transit Passenger Survey

Houghton Public Transit, through Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Transportation, is conducting…

College Avenue Reconstruction & MDOT Road Projects 2022-2027

HOUGHTON, Mich. – The current detour around the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) rebuilding project…

Lakeshore Drive Redevelopment

This Page combines all of the information gathered regarding the 1978 Parking Deck and Lakeshore…

The U.P.'s Fastest Growing, Most Exciting City!

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What's drawing younger people to Houghton?

Michigan Tech University attracts students and faculty from far and wide for its incredible technology ecosystem.

Expanding business strength that is growing employment opportunities.

Houghton is the perfect landing place for all your adventures with great restaurants, bars and hotels.

Planning a visit? Starting a business?

Please utilize the following resources!

Houghton City Offices:

Convention & Visitor’s Bureau:

Houghton Business Directory:
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Event Calendar

Enjoy Houghton!

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