Carmel Hamlet (or Carmel) is the seat of Putnam County, New York, United States. It is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the town of Carmel. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,817.
The hamlet is the site of the historic (built 1814) County Court House, the David D. Bruen County Office Building, and other structures, and borders Lake Gleneida. Next to the lake stands a bronze statue commemorating Sybil Ludington's 1777 ride to warn of the British burning of nearby Danbury, Connecticut.