Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Houghton within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Houghton.-- eccl. dist. and vil., King Moor and Stanwix pars., E. Cumberland - dist., pop. 818; vil., 2½ miles NE. of Carlisle; P.O.