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Houghton, MI

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofhoughton.com/

Population:
7010 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1854

County:
Houghton County

Founded 1854 by Ernest F. Pletschke, incorporated 1861. The town is named for geologist and former Mayor of Detoit, Douglass Houghton, who died in 1845.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Michigan Technological University
1885

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Kangas
Journalist
1937   Nightly Business Report
Eugene Parker
Astronomer
10-Jun-1927   Solar winds



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