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

Planning Commission Bylaws Committee Meeting January 20th at 10:30 am

A Meeting of the City of Houghton Planning Commission Bylaws Committee will be held on…

March Board of Review Dates

The Board of Review will meet the following dates in March, 2022 in the City…

Lakeshore Drive Redevelopment

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

MDOT Road Projects 2022-2027

The Michigan Department of Transportation will perform a reconstruction of College Avenue during the summer…

Pier Placemaking Project

MJO Contracting of Hancock was the low bidder for the project.  Work has begun with…

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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