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Welcome to Houghton ...
The location of Houghton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Houghton is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Houghton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Houghton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Houghton - they are located in Colorado, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New York, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Houghton.
Communities near Houghton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Houghton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Houghton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Houghton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Houghton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Houghton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Houghton. See our Newspapers Page for Houghton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Houghton ...
Looking for more information about Houghton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Houghton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Houghton.
Adding Houghton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Houghton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Houghton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Houghton on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Houghton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022