Place:Hamlin, Monroe, New York, United States

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NameHamlin
TypeTown
Coordinates43.3°N 77.917°W
Located inMonroe, New York, United States
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Hamlin is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States. The population was 9,045 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Hamlin is in the northwest part of the county and is the second largest town in area in the county.

History

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The Town of Hamlin was created as the "Town of Union," but was renamed in 1861 as the Town of Hamlin in honor of Abraham Lincoln's first vice president Hannibal Hamlin.

Hamlin was initially a part of the town of Northampton. The town of Murray split from Northampton in 1807, and split again into Union and Clarkson on December 14, 1852.

The North Star School District No. 11 was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.

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  • Outstanding guide to Hamlin family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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