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 2010 census, the population was 36,628.[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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 27, 2013.
  2. Monette, Clarence J. (1975). Some Copper Country Names And Places. Lake Linden, Michigan. ISBN 0-942363-04-3.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  4. "Encyclopedia of Detroit". Detroit Historical Society. 2020.