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Houghton County
Michigan Genealogy Trails Website

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County Information
Located in the Upper peninsula in Michigan.
The county seat is Houghton.
 The County was set off in 1843, organized in 1846 and reorganized in 1848.
It is named for geologist Douglass Houghton.

Hancock * Houghton (county seat)

Calumet * Copper City * Lake Linden * Laurium * South Range

Census-Designated Places
Dollar Bay * Hubbell

Other Unincorporated Communities
Atlantic Mine * Blue Jacket * Centennial * Chassell * Dakota Heights * Dodgeville * Donken * Dreamland *
Franklin Mine * Freda * Hurontown * Jacobsville * Kearsarge * Mason * Painesdale * Redridge * Ripley * Senter *
Tamarack City * Toivola * Trimountain * Twin Lakes * White City * Yellow Jacket
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Houghton County Records

Birth Records


Census Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Jan. 2018 - News Article - Murder and Suicide



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Iron County (south/CST Border)
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