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Welcome to Hamilton ...

The city of Hamilton is located in Butler County<1> and is the County Seat for Butler County.

The pronunciation of Hamilton: HAM-uhl-tuhn<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 62,082 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hamilton.

Hamilton is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Hamilton is located in the (513) area code.

Websites for Hamilton ...

Official Website:   www.hamilton-city.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hamilton-ohio.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hamilton had an population of 62,082 people. This is a decrease of 0.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hamilton had a population of 62,477 people (or 16.97% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Hamilton the county's most populous community.

The population of Hamilton represents 0.54% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 62,477 people, the population of Hamilton increased 2.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 60,690 people).

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

Adding Hamilton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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.

In addition, we also found mention of Hamilton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hamilton on a George F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hamilton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Hamilton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Hamilton: This one is located in Butler County and the other is located in Monroe County.

Beyond Ohio, 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, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, 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.

  • Middletown [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Butler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Hamilton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 48,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<7>
  • Mason [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
    • Mason [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Hamilton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason<7>
  • Oxford [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Butler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Hamilton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,110 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<7>
  • Lebanon [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Hamilton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norwood [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Hamilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<7>
    • Forest Park [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
      • Forest Park [Hamilton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Hamilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,583 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Park<7>
    • Monroe [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Butler County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Hamilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,015 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<7>
    • Sharonville [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharonville
      • Sharonville [Butler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Hamilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,684 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharonville<7>
    • Loveland [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loveland
      • Loveland [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Hamilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,145 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loveland<7>
    • Trenton [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton [Butler County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Hamilton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<7>

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 65 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.

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About Butler County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hamilton: www.hamilton-city.org/

The official website for Butler County: www.butlercountyohio.org/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Butler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hamilton. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<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 Hamilton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Hamilton 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 Hamilton.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hamilton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hamilton) 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 Hamilton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hamilton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamilton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3976, Longitude: -84.5545    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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