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Houghton County Court Cases.

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Houghton County was established in 1845. The county was originally formed from parts of Marquette County and Ontonagon County. Houghton County was named after Dr. Douglass Houghton (1809-1845), first state geologist of Michigan, physician and surgeon, mayor of Detroit (1842-1843). The county has a total of 36628 residents, and makes up an area of 1,502 square miles. The county seat is in the city of Houghton.In 2016, the county reported a total of 836 automobile crashes (of which 29 were alcohol-related).

Civil Case Reports & Related Data

Last year, there were a total of 188 marriages processed by the county. There were 86 divorce cases processed by the county court system.

Criminal Cases Reported in Houghton County

In 2013, the following criminal case counts were reported in Houghton County:

  • Violent Crimes: 21
  • Murder & Manslaughter: 0
  • Rape: 3
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggrevated Assault:
  • Property Crime: 88
  • Burglary: 26
  • Larceny & Theft: 55
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 7
  • Arson: 0