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Hamlin, West Virginia
Welcome to Hamlin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hamlin has a population of 1,026 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hamlin.
Hamlin is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Hamlin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hamlin: (304) and (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Hamlin: 25523<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hamlin had an population of 1,026 people. This is a decrease of 10.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hamlin had a population of 1,142 people (or 5.26% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Hamlin the county's most populous community.
The population of Hamlin represents 0.06% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 101st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,142 people, the population of Hamlin increased 2.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,119 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hamlin.
Communities near Hamlin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hamlin.
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 Hamlin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hamlin.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hamlin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hamlin. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Hamlin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hamlin.
Adding Hamlin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hamlin 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 Hamlin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hamlin on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hamlin on our Genealogy Page.
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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 Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022