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The location of Hamlin

Welcome to Hamlin (aka 'Hamilton') ...

The city of Hamlin is located in Brown County.

The location of Hamlin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hamlin has a population of 36 people<2> (see below for details).

Hamlin is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Hamlin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hamlin is within the boundaries of the (785) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hamlin had a population of 46 people. This makes Hamlin the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 46 people, the population of Hamlin decreased 13.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 53 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hamlin had an population of 36 people. This is a decrease of 21.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 32.08% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hamlin.

Communities near Hamlin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Falls City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Hamlin

Located in Richardson County (NE)

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hamlin

Sabetha   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Hamlin

Located in Nemaha County

Horton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Hamlin

Highland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Hamlin

Located in Doniphan County

Everest   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hamlin

Fairview   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hamlin

Robinson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hamlin

White Cloud   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Hamlin

Located in Doniphan County

Bern   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Hamlin

Located in Nemaha County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hamlin.

Communities Also Named Hamlin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Hamlin - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hamlin.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hamlin. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hamlin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hamlin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hamlin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hamlin ...

Looking for more information about Hamlin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hamlin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hamlin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hamlin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kansas

About Brown County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hamlin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Brown County:

The official website for State of Kansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hamlin.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hamlin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hamlin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hamlin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hamlin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamlin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9156, Longitude: -95.6274     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hamlin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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