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Marion County, Alabama


"The Gateway to the Midwest"

Page Contents for Hamilton, Alabama

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Hamilton is approximately 9,000 (1999), 6885 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,414 (1990), 2717 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hamilton is 67.858 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.037 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hamilton to Washington DC is 719 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 159 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hamilton is positioned 34.14 degrees north of the equator and 87.98 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hamilton elevation is 498 feet above sea level.
Hamilton average annual rainfall is 4.6 inches per year
Hamilton average annual precipitation is 55.71 inches peryear.
Hamilton average temperature is 60 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 43 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 89 degrees F.


only about 12 miles from the Mississippi State border in northwest Alabama.
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in a valley with green, slightly rolling hills. The Buttahatchee River is the major water in the area with several small streams.
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comfortable most of the year.
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History & History Related Items

Hamilton was first known as "Tollgate" because of its use as a military road. It began being populated in the late 1800's.
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The founding of Hamilton



City of Hamilton, Alabama website.
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Hamilton City Government

City of Hamilton
P.O. Box 188
Hamilton, AL 35570
Phone: (205) 921-2121

Hamilton has a mayor/city council form of government. The mayor works full-time and is elected to a four year term as are the five city council members.

Hamilton is the County Seat of Marion County.

Hamilton Chamber

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1168
Hamilton, Alabama 35570
Phone: 205-921-7786

Hamilton Organizations

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1168
Hamilton, Alabama 35570
Phone: 205-921-7786

Hamilton Schools

Education in Hamilton. Hamilton


The population of Hamilton was:
1990 - 5,787
1999 - 9,000

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