Hancock is a city in Houghton County; the northernmost in the U.S. state of Michigan, located on the Keweenaw Peninsula, or, depending on terminology, Copper Island. The population was 4,634 at the 2010 census. It is the sister city of Porvoo, Finland.
The city was named after John Hancock.
The land on which Hancock was built was originally owned by James Hicks.