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 people connect forever
Houghton helps great moments happen.
Where history meets tomorrow
Houghton shows off old and new.
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Public Meetings and City Business

Access to Council Meeting on February 28

Topic: Council February 28 Time: Feb 28, 2024 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)…

Charter and Study Commission

The City of Houghton Charter and Study Commission members have been appointed.  Darrell Guitar, Susan Peterson,…

Master Plan Comments and Public Hearing Notice

The Planning Commission completed a draft of the City of Houghton Master Plan 2024-2028.  The…

March Board of Review Dates

The City of Houghton Board of Review will meet on the following dates:   Tuesday,…

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:

Visit Keweenaw:

Houghton Business Directory:
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