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 by area in the county.
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.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.5 square miles (115 km2), of which, 43.4 square miles (112 km2) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it (2.47%) is water. The northern boundary is Lake Ontario and the western town line is the border of Orleans County, marked by New York State Route 272 (Monroe Orleans County Line Rd). The south town line borders the town of Clarkson, marked by Clarkson Hamlin Town Line Road that intersects Lake Road (New York State Route 19) south of Hamlin village. The eastern town line borders the town of Parma, marked by Hamlin-Parma Townline Road. The Lake Ontario State Parkway passes across the north part of the town.
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