Houghton County, Michigan Basics:

Houghton County Michigan - Government Site

Population: 36,460
Area: 1009 square miles
County seat: Houghton
Area code(s) in use: 906
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
Median household income: $34,453
Persons in poverty: 23.7%
Home ownership rate: 70.5%
Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Baraga  Iron  Keweenaw  Ontonagon  

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Map of the Houghton County area

Our detail map of Houghton County shows the Houghton County, Michigan boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Houghton County, Michigan

  Airports     show all on map

Grognet Flying Service Seaplane Base, Houghton County Memorial Airport, Hougton County Memorial Airport, Pike River Landing Airport, Prickett-Grooms Field Airport

  Bars     show all on map

Lamirande Shoal

  Bays     show all on map

Dollar Bay, Grand Traverse Bay, Lily Pond Harbor of Refuge, Little Traverse Bay, Pike Bay, Portage River Harbor of Refuge, Rabbit Bay, Torch Bay

  Beaches     show all on map

Hancock Beach

  Buildings     show all on map

Academic Office Building, Adams Township Volunteer Fire Department Atlantic Mine, Adams Township Volunteer Fire Department Painesdale, Administration Building, Alumni House, Bootjack Fire and Rescue Department, Bootjack Fire Hall, Boston Volunteer Fire Department, Calumet Police Department, Calumet Public Library, Calumet Township Fire and Rescue, Central Heating Plant, Chassell Fire Department, Chemical Sciences & Engineering Building, Copper City Volunteer Fire Department, Copper Range Historical Museum, Coppertown USA Mining Museum, Daniell Heights Apartments, Dollar Bay Volunteer Fire Department, Douglass Houghton Hall, Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building, Duncan Township Fire Department Station 1, Duncan Township Fire Department Station 2, East McNail Hall, Electrical Energy Resources Center, Facilities Management Storage Building, Finlandia Hall, Finnish-American Heritage Center, Finnish-American Historical Archives, Fisher Hall, Gates Tennis Center, Grover C Dillman Hall, Hamar House Counseling Center, Hancock Fire Department, Hancock Police Department, Harold Meese Center, Hoover Center, Houghton County Courthouse, Houghton County Historical Museum, Houghton County Memorial Airport, Houghton County Sheriff's Office, Houghton Fire Department, Houghton Police Department, Hubbell Volunteer Fire Department, Hurontown Fire and Rescue, J R Van Pelt Library, Kenton District Ranger Office, Kivi House, Laird Township Volunteer Fire Department, Lake Linden Police Department, Lake Linden Village Fire Department, Lake Linden-Hubbell Public Library, Lakeside Laboratory, Laurium Fire Department, Laurium Police Department, Mannerheim Hall, Memorial Union Building, Mercy Emergency Medical Services Calumet, Mercy Emergency Medical Services Hancock, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Twin Lakes Field Office, Michigan Technological University Police Services, Minerals and Materials Engineering Building, Nikander Hall, Old Main, Osceola Township Public Library, Paavo Nurmi Building, Portage Lake District Library, Quincy - Franklin - Hancock Township Volunteer Fire Department, R L Smith Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Building, Ripley Volunteer Fire Department, ROTC Building, South Range Volunteer Fire Department, Stanton Township Volunteer Fire Department Precinct 1, Student Development Complex, Tamarack City Volunteer Fire Department, Toivola Volunteer Fire Department, Twin Lakes - Elm River Fire Department, U J Noblet Forest Building, United States Forest Engineering Laboratory, Upper Peninsula Firefighters Museum, Wadsworth Hall, Walker Arts and Humanities Center, Wargelin Hall, West McNail Hall

  Canals     show all on map

Keweenaw Waterway, Torch Lake

  Capes     show all on map

Atlantic Point, Grosse Point, High Point, Keweenaw Peninsula, Louis Point, Mill Point, Pilgrim Point, Princess Point, Rockhouse Point, Traverse Point, Ureux Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Alston Cemetery, American Legion Cemetery, Askel Cemetery, Atlantic Mine Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Centennial Cemetery, Chassell Township Cemetery, Elo Cemetery, Forest Hill Cemetery, Hecla Cemetery, Jacobsville Cemetery, Kargi Cemetery, Kenton Cemetery, Kitchie Cemetery, Kitchie Cemetery, Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeview Cemetery, Lutheran Cemetery, Maple Hill Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, Nisula Lutheran Cemetery, Oskar Cemetery, Redridge Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Sidnaw Cemetery, Toivola Cemetery, Waasa Cemetery, Woodland Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Dollar Bay Census Designated Place, Hubbell Census Designated Place

  Channels     show all on map

Old Channel, Portage River

  Churches     show all on map

Alston Apostolic Lutheran Church, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Bethany Baptist Church, Calumet United Methodist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Chapel of Saint Matthew, Chassell Apostolic Lutheran Church, Christian Science Church, Church of Christ, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Church of the Resurrection, Community Church of Christ, Copper Country Church of the Nazarene, Elo Church, Evangel Baptist Church, Faith Lutheran Church, Finnish Church, First Lutheran Church, First United Methodist Church, Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Grace Christian Fellowship, Grace Lutheran Church, Grace United Methodist Church, Holy Family Church, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hope Fellowship Church, Houghton Baptist Church, Lake Linden Avenue Gospel Hall, Lake Linden United Methodist Church, Laurium United Methodist Church, Lighthouse United Pentecostal Church, Maranatha Free Lutheran Church, Painesdale Apostolic Lutheran Church, Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pelkie Laestadian Church, Peninsula Christian Church, Portage Lake United Church, Sacred Heart Church, Saint Albert the Great Catholic Church, Saint Anne's Catholic Church, Saint Cecilia's Catholic Church, Saint Henrys Church, Saint Ignatius Loyala Church, Saint John's Lutheran Church, Saint Joseph Church, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Saint Paul the Apostle Church, Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church, Saints Sergius and Herman of Valaam Orthodox Church, Salvation Army Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Sidnaw United Methodist Church, Tapiola Apostolic Lutheran Church, Trinity Episcopal Church, Unitarian Universalist Church, Zion Lutheran Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Louis Hill, The Bluff

  Dams     show all on map

Redridge Dam, Sleepy Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Hogger Falls, Houghton Falls, Hungarian Falls, Jumbo Falls, Onion Falls, Otter Falls, Sturgeon Falls, Vista Falls, West Branch Sturgeon Falls, Wyandotte Falls

  Forests     show all on map

Baraga State Forest

  Hospitals     show all on map

Apostolic Lutheran Home, Apria Healthcare, Aspirus Keweenaw Medical Center, Hancock County Medical Care, Houghton Community Health Center, Keweenaw Memorial Health Center, Keweenaw Nursing Home, Lake Linden Clinic, Marquette General Hospital, Marquette Medical Clinic, Medical Arts Health Care Center, Our Lady of Mercy Nursing Home, Portage Health Hospital - Hancock, Portage Medical Group

  Islands     show all on map

Harrington Island, Traverse Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Barchard Lake, Bear Lake, Beck Lake, Beitner Lake, Beller Pond, Bender Lake, Bob Hall Lake, Bob Lake, Bog Lake, Bohmier Lake, Booth Lake, Boston Lake, Bowstead Lake, Burns Lake, Bush Lake, Calumet Lake, Cemetery Lake, Chapman Pond, Clear Lake, Corbin Lake, Crystal Lake, Davidson Lakes, Davis Lake, Deer Lake, Dentel Lake, Donken Lake, Echo Lake, Elevenmile Lake, Elginor Lake, Emily Lake, Estes Lake, Fuller Lake, Green Lake, Hager Lake, Hall Lake, Haywire Lake, High Lake, Hop Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Huron Lake, Irish Lake, Kentucky Lake, Koski Lake, Kratt Lakes, Kunze Lake, Lake Annie, Lake Eva, Lake Fifteen, Lake Fourteen, Lake Gerald, Lake Ongie, Lake Perrault, Lake Roland, Lake Thirteen, Lake Twentyeight, Lake Weber, Lily Pond, Linda Lake, Little Rice Lake, Maggie Lake, Markey Lake, McLellan Lake, Mill Lake, Moonshine Lake, Morrison Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Obenhoff Lake, Otter Lake, Peck Lake, Penegor Lake, Pequet Lake, Pike Lake, Pine Dam Lake, Pine Lake, Pine Lake, Plantation Lakes, Portage Lake, Rice Lake, Richard Lake, Saint George Lake, Sandy Lake, Saunder Lake, Saw Lake, Seventeenmile Lake, Skip Lake, Staff Lake, Still Lake, Stone Quarry Lake, Stonington Lake, Tear Lake, Thirteenmile Lake, Thomas Lake, Three-On Lake, Toby Lake, Toivola Lakes, Torch Lake, Townsend Lake, Twelvemile Lake, Walton Lake, Winona Lake, York Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Arens Fuel Company, Baltic Station (historical), Beacon Hill Station (historical), Bob Lake Campground and Picnic Area, Boston Station (historical), Brotherton Station (historical), Calumet Golf Club, Calumet Station (historical), Calumet Waterworks, Chassell Station (historical), Clairmont Transfer Company, Cole Creek Light, Copper City Station (historical), Copper Country Concrete Company, Copper County Mall, Dollar Bay Station (historical), Donken Station (historical), Elm River Station (historical), Findley Junction Station (historical), Franklin Station (historical), Freda Station (historical), Frost Station, Hamar Quandt Company, Hancock Campgrounds, Hancock County Fairgrounds, Hancock Station (historical), Horju Station (historical), Houghton Station (historical), Julio Contracting Company, Julio Contracting Company, Kearsage Station (historical), Kearsage Station (historical), Kenton Station (historical), Kitchi Station (historical), Lake Linden Station (historical), Lake Roland Station (historical), Laurium Station (historical), Lepisto Marine Ramp, Lily Pond Leading Light, Lily Pond North Light, Lily Pond South Light, Lower Dam Lake Campground, Madern Contractors Incorporated, Maki Oil Company, Mason Station (historical), Micheal Messner Coal Dock, Mill Mine Junction (historical), Mills Station (historical), Minneyata Camp, Mottley, Mount Ripley Ski Area, New Home Station (historical), Osceola Point Light, Osceola Station (historical), Otter, Painesdale Station (historical), Pilgrim Point Leading Light, Pori Station, Portage Entry Lighthouse, Portage Lake Golf Course, Portage Lake Marina, Quincy Mining Company, Range Oil and Gas Company, Rasce Marine Hoist Ramp, Redridge Station (historical), Ripley Station (historical), Sands Development Company, Scipio Station (historical), Senter Station (historical), Sidnaw Station, South Range Station (historical), Sparrow Rapids Campground, Standard Oil Company, Stenington Station (historical), Superior Block Company, Superior Iron and Metal Company, Tamarack Station (historical), Toivola Station (historical), Trimountain Station (historical), Trimountain Tower, U. P. Power Company Coal Dock, Winona Station (historical), Withey Station (historical), Wyandotte Hills Golf Course, Yalmer Mattila Contracting Company

  Military     show all on map

Coast Guard Station Portage, United States Coast Guard Station (historical)

  Mines     show all on map

Challenge Mine, Globe Mine, Isle Royale Mine, Old Superior Mine, Red Jacket Mine, Shawmut Mine, Winona Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Agassiz Park, Calumet Theater Historical Marker, Chassell Centennial Park, Chassell Township Park, Copper Country Historical Marker, Finnish Lutheran Church Historical Marker, Grace Methodist Church Historical Marker, Hancock Historical Marker, Hoar Family Mausoleum Historical Marker, Houghton City Park, Houghton County Courthouse Historical Marker, Houghton County Historical Marker, Italian Hall Historical Marker, Jacobsville Historical Marker, Keweenaw National Historical Park, Lauren Grove Park, McLain State Park, Michigan Tech Historical Marker, Old Main Historical Marker, Saint Ignatius Loyola Church Historical Marker, Saint Paul the Apostle Church Historical Marker, Sherman Field, Sparrow-Kenton Wayside Picnic Area, Stanton Park, Suomi College Historical Marker, Suomi Synod Historical Marker, Terrace Park, Town Hall and Fire Hall Historical Marker, Trinity Episcopal Church Historical Marker, Twin Lakes Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Alston, Arcadian, Askel, Atlantic Mine, Baltic, Beacon Hill, Birch Grove Mobile Home Park, Boston, Calumet, Centennial, Centennial Heights, Champion Mine, Chassell, Chassell Bay Cabins Mobile Home Park, Copper City, Dodgeville, Dollar Bay, Donken, Dreamland, Elo, Franklin Mine, Freda, Frost, Gregoryville, Hancock, Hazel, Houghton, Hubbell, Hurontown, Jacobsville, Kearsarge, Kenton, Klingville, Lake Linden, Lake Roland, Lakeview, Laurium, Lewer Pewabic, Liminga, Mason, Mill Mine Junction, Nisula, Osceola, Oskar, Paavola, Painesdale, Pewabic, Phillipsville, Pilgrim, Point Mills, Pori, Portage Entry, Quincy Mill, Rabbit Bay, Redridge, Ripley, Salmon Trout, Schmidt Corner, Senter, Sidnaw, South Range, Stonington, Sunshine Beach, Superior, Swedetown, Tamarack, Tapiola, Toivola, Traverse Bay, Trimountain, Twin Lakes, West Tamarack, White, White City, Winona, Wolverine, Wyandotte

  Post Offices     show all on map

Adams Post Office (historical), Alston Post Office (historical), Askel Post Office (historical), Atlantic Mine Post Office, Baltic Post Office (historical), Beacon Hill Post Office (historical), Brotherton Post Office (historical), Burney Post Office (historical), Calumet Post Office, Chassell Post Office, Copper City Post Office, Craig Post Office (historical), Crystal Lake Post Office (historical), Demmon Post Office (historical), Desmond Post Office (historical), Dodgeville Post Office (historical), Dollar Bay Post Office, Donken Post Office (historical), Elmriver Post Office (historical), Elo Post Office (historical), Franklin Mine Post Office (historical), Freda Post Office (historical), Hancock Post Office, Horju Post Office (historical), Houghton Post Office, Hubbell Post Office, Jacobsville Post Office (historical), Kearsage Post Office (historical), Kenton Post Office (historical), Kitchi Post Office (historical), Lake Linden Post Office, Laurium Post Office (historical), Liminga Post Office (historical), New Home Post Office (historical), Nisula Post Office, Onnela Post Office (historical), Osceola Post Office (historical), Oskar Post Office (historical), Paavola Post Office (historical), Painesdale Post Office, Plato Post Office (historical), Point Mills Post Office (historical), Portage Entry Post Office (historical), Ransom Post Office (historical), Red Jacket Post Office (historical), Redridge Post Office (historical), Redrock Post Office (historical), Ripley Post Office (historical), Scipio Post Office (historical), Senter Post Office (historical), Sidnaw Post Office, Silver Post Office (historical), South Range Post Office, Tapiola Post Office (historical), Toivola Post Office, Trimountain Post Office (historical), Winona Post Office (historical), Withey Post Office (historical)

  Ranges     show all on map

Rouleau Point Range

  Rapidss     show all on map

Sparrow Rapids

  Reserves     show all on map

Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Lower Dam Lake, Prickett Lake, Upper Dam Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Calumet High School, CC Intermediate School, Chassell Township Schools, CLK Elementary School, Copper Country Christian School, Dollar Bay Schools, Finlandia University, Hancock Elementary School, Hancock High School, Hancock Middle School, Heikkinen School, Houghton Elementary School, Houghton High School, Isle Royale School, Jeffers High School, Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, Michigan College of Mining Forestry Camp, Michigan Technological University, Onnela School, Princess Point School, Salo School, Sarazin School, South Range Elementary School, Traprock School, Washington Middle School

  Springs     show all on map

Roadside Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Acadian Creek, Adrian Creek, Ahola Creek, Bart Creek, Beaver Creek, Beaver Creek, Begunn Creek, Big Creek, Big Valley Creek, Bob Lake Creek, Boston Creek, Boulder Creek, Bruno Creek, Buritts Creek, Butch Creek, Capone Creek, Clear Creek, Cliche Creek, Coach Creek, Coffee Creek, Cole Creek, Connors Creek, Creeper Creek, Debutant Creek, Deer Creek, Denton Creek, Dew Creek, Dorrie Creek, Dover Creek, Dover Creek, Dry Wash Creek, Dubuque Creek, Dunn Creek, East Branch Graveraet River, Eaton Creek, Ebers Creek, Elm River, Erickson Creek, Farce Creek, Funks Creek, Gardeners Creek, Giles Creek, Gooseneck Creek, Graveraet River, Greenier Creek, Gurgle Creek, Hammell Creek, Hill Creek, Humbug Creek, Jarvi Creek, Johns Creek, Keranen Creek, Lahti Creek, Lake Fifteen Creek, Lake Thirteen Creek, Le Chance Creek, Lily Creek, Little Elm River, Little Otter River, Little Silver River, Lovell Creek, Maronen Creek, McCallum Creek, Mill Creek, Mountain Creek, Mud Lake Creek, Muggun Creek, North Branch Bart Creek, North Branch Bear Creek, North Branch Misery River, North Branch Otter River, O'Connell Creek, Obenhoff Creek, Onion Creek, Otter River, Perjury Creek, Pike River, Pilgrim River, Pori Creek, Posse Creek, Quincy Creek, Saint Johns Creek, Salmon Trout River, Sante River, Sawmill Creek, Scales Creek, Schlot Creek, Sevenmile Creek, Shane Creek, Shawmut Creek, Sidnaw Creek, Silver Creek, Silver Creek, Silver River, Skoglund Creek, Slates Creek, Slates Creek, Slaughterhouse Creek, Small Bear Creek, Smith Creek, Snake River, South Branch Bear Creek, South Branch Elm River, Spargo Creek, Spring Creek, State Creek, Stretch Creek, Sturgeon River, Sullivan Creek, Swedetown Creek, Thirteenmile Creek, Tradition Creek, Trap Rock River, Walton Creek, West Branch Jumbo River, West Branch Otter River, West Branch Sante River, West Branch Sidnaw Creek, West Branch Sturgeon River, White Creek, Wiggle Creek, Woo Creek, Worham Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Arcadian Hill, Haystack Mountain, Limestone Mountain, Silver Mount, South Range, Tolonen Hill

  Swamps     show all on map

Bushel Swamp

  Towers     show all on map

Connors Lookout Tower, Elm River Lookout Tower, Sidnaw Lookout Tower, WAAH-FM (Houghton), WCCY-AM (Houghton), WGGL-FM (Houghton), WHDF Radio Tower (Grand Haven), WHTA-TV (Calumet), WHTA-TV (Calumet), WMPL-AM (Hancock), WOLF-FM (Houghton), WOLF-FM (Houghton), WTHV-FM (Hancock), WZRK-FM (Hancock),

Houghton County, Michigan Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteHoughton County White population 34,41834,418  
AsianHoughton County Asian population 1,0211,020
MixedHoughton County Mixed population 510510
BlackHoughton County Black population 292291
American IndianHoughton County American Indian population 219218
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderHoughton County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
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