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The village of Hammond is located in the Thousand Islands and Saint Lawrence River/Seaway region.

Hammond is located in Saint Lawrence County<1>.

The location of Hammond has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hammond, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1822.

When the people of Hammond refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hammondite<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hammond has a population of 270 people<4> (see below for details).

The community of Hammond is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Hammond lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Hammond: (315)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hammond had an population of 270 people. This is a decrease of 3.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hammond had a population of 280 people. This makes Hammond the county's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 280 people, the population of Hammond decreased 7.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 302 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hammond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Hammond: This one is located in Saint Lawrence County and the other is located in Westchester County.

Beyond New York, there are 33 communities that are also named Hammond - they are located in California (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (4), Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hammond ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hammond.

  • Brockville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Gouverneur
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Alexandria Bay
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexandria Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria Bay
    • Alexandria Bay is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,012 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria Bay <6>
  • Theresa
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Theresa
    • Theresa is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
  • Heuvelton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Antwerp
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Morristown
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morristown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morristown
    • Morristown is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 376 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morristown <6>
  • Richville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Schermerhorn Landing
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schermerhorn Landing
    • Schermerhorn Landing is located in Saint Lawrence County
  • Brier Hill
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)

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 Hammond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hammond.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hammond. 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 Hammond.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hammond. See our Newspapers Page for Hammond.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hammond ...

Looking for more information about Hammond? 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 Hammond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hammond.

Adding Hammond to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hammond 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 Hammond was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Hammond post office opened in 1822.

We also found Hammond in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hammond.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Saint Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Hammond refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Hammond may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hammond.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hammond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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