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Welcome to Hamilton ...
When the people of Hamilton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hamiltonian<2>
Hamilton was settled in 1847.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Hamilton: Named after J.H. Hamilton, an early settler in this area.
Hamilton is 3,680 feet [1,122 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Hamilton is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Hamilton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hamilton: (541) & (458)<4>
Communities Also Named Hamilton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, 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. 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hamilton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hamilton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hamilton on our Genealogy Page.
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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.
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022