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Welcome to Hamilton ...
The village of Hamilton is located in Madison County<1>.
The location of Hamilton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Hamilton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hamiltonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hamilton has a population of 4,096 people<4> (see below for details).
Hamilton is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Hamilton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Hamilton: (315)
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hamilton.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hamilton had an population of 4,096 people. This is a decrease of 3.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.73% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hamilton had a population of 4,239 people (or 5.77% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Hamilton the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Hamilton represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 549th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,239 people, the population of Hamilton increased 20.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,509 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hamilton.
Communities Also Named Hamilton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Hamilton: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Livingston County.
Beyond New York, there are 75 communities that are also named Hamilton - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arkansas (2), California (3), Colorado (4), Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (5), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin (3) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hamilton.
Communities near Hamilton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hamilton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hamilton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hamilton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hamilton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hamilton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hamilton. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hamilton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hamilton ...
Looking for more information about Hamilton? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Hamilton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hamilton.
Adding Hamilton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hamilton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hamilton was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Hamilton in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hamilton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hamilton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Madison County: www.madisoncounty.org/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023