Houghton County, Michigan

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Location within Michigan

Houghton County is a county in the Upper Peninsula in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 census, the population was 37,361.[1] The county seat and largest city is Houghton.[2][3] Both the county and the city were named for Michigan State geologist and Detroit Mayor Douglass Houghton.[4]

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  1. "Houghton County, Michigan". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  2. Monette, Clarence J. (1975). Some Copper Country Names And Places. Lake Linden, Michigan. ISBN 0-942363-04-3.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  4. "Encyclopedia of Detroit". Detroit Historical Society. 2020.