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"Dove Capital of Texas"
Hamilton is a city in Hamilton County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Gen. James Hamilton
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Hamilton. For links to other places called Hamilton, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hamilton is 31.703N. The longitude is -98.123W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,168 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,938.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamilton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76531 ZIP code.
18% of Hamilton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hamilton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hamilton was $15,012, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Hamilton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hamilton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $248. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $569.
Libraries in Hamilton include Hamilton Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hamilton include Hamilton Herald-News
Hamilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamilton political report.
The average commute time for Hamilton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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