06-07-2023 Public Hearing Solar & Wind Ordinance

Notice of Ordinance Adoption and Summary of the Ci ...


05.23.23 Key Ingredients Needs You

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05-15-2023 Recreation Commission Meeting

Meeting Scheduled for May 9th has been reschedule ...



City Council Budget Work Session

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DDA Meeting

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City Council FY 2024 Budget Public Hearing

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The City of Hancock, founded in the 1850's by early copper explorers, is a progressive and welcoming city of 4,500 residents on the north shore of Portage Lake, and is the northernmost city in Michigan.

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Explore Our City

  • Hancock Tori and Farmers Market

    Fresh produce, crafts and more at Hancock Tori and Farmers Market on Quincy Green.

  • Photo of Pizza

    Treat yourself to some of the best food in the Keweenaw at Hancock eateries.

  • Photo of Beach

    Hancock Beach offers easy access to Portage Lake and beautiful sunsets.

  • Photo of Porvoo Park

    Enjoy the outdoors at one of Hancock’s many public spaces.

  • Photo of Houghton County Fair

    The Houghton County Fair is a popular summer attraction every August.

  • Photo of Houghton County Fair

    City of Hancock Boating & Camping facility is just minutes from downtown.

  • Photo of Bridgefest Fireworks and Bridge

    Enjoy the food and activities at the annual Bridgefest Celebration held in June.

  • Historical Photo of Waterfront Mining

    Learn more about our copper mining heritage and city history.

  • Christmas celebration downtown Hancock.

    Celebrate the holidays in downtown Hancock.

  • Photo of Finlandia Building

    Hancock is home to Finlandia University – a private Lutheran liberal arts college.

  • Photo of Cross-Country Skiers

    Ski at Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids trails or downhill at Mont Ripley Ski Hill .

  • Photo of Parade

    Celebrate the Keweenaw’s Finnish heritage during Heikinpäivä Mid-Winter Festival.


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Campground and Pavilion Reservations

Reserve your campground spot or our pavilion on beautiful Portage Lake.
Reservations will open for the 2023 season at midnight on 1/3/2023.

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