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Hamilton

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Hamilton is a city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,951 at the 2010 census, a decline from 3,029 in 2000. The city is located directly across the Mississippi River from Keokuk, Iowa. Hamilton is the largest city in Hancock County.HistoryHamilton was laid out in 1852 by several men in the area, including Samuel Gordon and Bryant Bartlett. Hamilton was officially incorporated as a town in 1854, and then re-incorporated as a city in 1859. Artois Hamilton, for whom the town was named, was also active in the early history of the town. Hamilton made national headlines in June 2016 when pop singer Justin Bieber stayed overnight at an Air Bnb property in Hamilton.GeographyAccording to the 2010 census, Hamilton has a total area of 5.354sqmi, of which 3.56sqmi (or 66.49%) is land and 1.794sqmi (or 33.51%) is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 3,029 people, 1,223 households, and 805 families residing in the city. The population density was 808.3 people per square mile (311.9/km²). There were 1,325 housing units at an average density of 353.6 per square mile (136.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.18% White, 0.56% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.43% Asian, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.
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