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Facts about Hamilton

Our Region

The "Neighborhood"

Hamilton is located in the quaint, New England-style village of Clinton, N.Y., about 10-15 minutes from a variety of shopping, dining and recreational opportunities. The Adirondack Park is a favorite destination for hiking, skiing, camping and other outdoor activities.

More about Our Region

Just Down the Hill

Tom’s Natural Foods
3 coffeehouses/cafés
2 clothing boutiques
2 fine dining restaurants
Kirkland Art Center
Clinton Cider Mill
Dunkin’ Donuts
1 supermarket

3 gift shops
McDonald’s
Subway
3 pizzerias and a Chinese takeout restaurant
Artisans’ Co-op

Just 10 Minutes from Campus

Target
Macy’s
Barnes & Noble (Starbucks)
Bed Bath & Beyond
T.J. Maxx
Panera Bread
H&M
Applebee’s
Outback
Pizzeria Uno

Gap
American Eagle
Best Buy
Olive Garden
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Moe’s
Five Guys
Gander Mountain
Ann Taylor Loft

Created by People in (or from) Our Neighborhood

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb (founded by two Hamilton alumni in Clinton)
  • Utica Club/Saranac Brewery (founded in Utica)
  • The Wizard of Oz (written by Chittenango native L. Frank Baum)
  • The Pledge of Allegiance (written by Rome native Francis Bellamy)
  • The Red Cross (founded by Clara Barton who once lived in Clinton)
  • The Sterile Cuckoo by John Nichols ’62 (Clinton)
  • The Boilermaker (the nation’s largest 15K road race held each year in Utica)
  • Roots (written by Alex Haley when he lived in Clinton)

Hamilton is located ...

  • 2 minutes from world famous Half Moon cookies (a Utica original)
  • 2 minutes from one-of-a-kind chocolate “magic bars”
  • 5 minutes from (Breakfast at) Tiffany’s famous chocolate chip pancakes
  • 10 minutes from two sushi and hibachi steakhouses
  • 10 minutes from a shopping mall
  • 15 minutes from authentic South Carolina-style ­barbeque
  • 15 minutes from delicious spinach enchiladas and vegan black beans
  • 15 minutes from two local favorites: Utica greens and chicken riggies
  • 15 minutes (or less) from 17 movie screens (25 minutes from a drive-in)
  • 30 minutes from four nationally renowned golf courses
  • 1 hour from seven Alpine and three Nordic ski resorts
  • 1 hour from some of the best fly-fishing in the Northeast
  • 2 hours from some of the best whitewater rafting and kayaking in the country

Destinations

Cupola