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Houghton County

Houghton County

Houghton County Clerk
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: 906-482-1150
Fax: 906-483-0364

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Identification Requirements: n/a


Certified/Additional: $8.00 first copy, $3.00 each additional copy of same record


Genealogy Record Copy: $2.00 per page does not include research. If we are required to do research, the fee is $8.00 per search.


Other Copy Fees: n/a


Comments: Space allows for four genealogists at one time. Children 12 years of age and older are permitted for school assignments. Due to limited space, we recommend reservations to guarantee access to records.


Births: 1867 to present. Birth records are restricted in accordance with MCL 333.2882.


Deaths: 1867 to present


Marriages: 1855 to present


Other: Criminal and Civil Court record searches are $1.00 per name per year. Example: A ten-year search of criminal records for one person is $10.00.