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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

Mi-Hope Energy Efficiency Grants Available

Frequently Asked Questions   The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will administer the Michigan…

Board of Review - December 14, 2022 at 5:00 pm

The Board of Review will meet in the City Center Conference Room at 616 Shelden…

City of Houghton Commission Vacancies

The City of Houghton is seeking individuals to serve on the following commissions with openings…

Trash and Recycling Changes Coming to City of Houghton

At the October 26, 2022 council meeting, the council voted to approve the new contract…

Master Plan Revision

The planning commission is beginning work on a revision of the City of Houghton Master…

College Avenue Reconstruction & MDOT Road Projects 2022-2027

US-41 detour in Houghton to be lifted Friday, November 11, 2022   HOUGHTON, Mich. –…

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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