Clerk: Death & Marriage License Records Information

Houghton County Clerk
Houghton County Courthouse
2nd Floor
401 E. Houghton Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931

906-482-1150 [Phone]
906-483-0364 [FAX]


Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

NOTE: Effective July 11, 2023, the County Clerk's Office will not process any money transactions after 4:00 p.m.

Staff & Contacts

Jennifer Kelly
County Clerk

Renee Cunningham
Chief Deputy County Clerk

Teresa Poyhonen
Deputy Senior Accounts Processor


Deaths: 1867 to present-Index starting 1911
Marriage: 1855 to present-All indexed

Fees for Certified Copies

$15.00 for the first copy and $5.00 for any additional copies of the same record.

Obtain Certified Death & Marriage Certificates Online

Click here to request certified copies of death and marriage certificates.

Obtain Certified Death Certificates & Marriage Licenses By Mail

Print out the appropriate forms below, complete, sign and return with the appropriate fee.

Obtain Certified Death Certificates & Marriage Licenses By Telephone Using Credit/Debit Card

Call 906-482-1150 to pay the appropriate fee by telephone. A 3% fee is added to all credit/debit card transactions by the credit card company.

Can return completed form by: