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Hamlin is a township in Mason County.
The community was named for Hannibal Hamlin, vice president under Lincoln.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Hamlin. For links to other places called Hamlin, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hamlin is 44.036N. The longitude is -86.451W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,192.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hamlin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mason 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 49431 ZIP code.
24% of Hamlin residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hamlin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hamlin was $21,658, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Hamlin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hamlin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $393. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $885.
Mason County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hamlin political report.
The average commute time for Hamlin workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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