Clerk: Naturalization 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


Naturalization: 1848 - All indexed. Women were not naturalized until the 1920s. (There is limited information on naturalization records prior to 1906, the name of the applicant, the country of former allegiance and the date signed.)

All naturalization records have been transferred to the Archives of Michigan. Please email them at