Visiting Hamilton College

Where is Hamilton?

Hamilton is located in central New York, one and one-half miles from the village of Clinton and nine miles southwest of the city of Utica.

Map of New York State

Driving Directions


For mapping services such as MapQuest or Google Maps the address is 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323.

From the East or West
Those arriving by car from the New York City area, New England or points west of Utica can best reach the College via the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90). Take Exit 32 (Westmoreland), turn right after the toll booth, and then turn left onto State Route 233 South. Drive 5.2 miles, through two traffic lights, until you reach a flashing red light at the intersection of 233 and College Hill Road. Turn right and proceed up the hill.

From the South
(eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey or other points south)
Follow Interstate 81 through Binghamton, N.Y., to Exit 6 (Route 12). Follow Route 12 North through Norwich, Sherburne and Waterville. After leaving the village of Waterville on Route 12, travel approximately 9 miles to Kellogg Street (first left turn after Paris Hill Farms). Turn left onto Kellogg and follow it 2.8 miles to the stop sign in the Village of Clinton. (Village Green will be ahead of you on the right.) Proceed straight onto College Street and continue through two traffic lights until you reach a flashing light at the entrance to the campus. Proceed up the hill.

Directions via Train, Bus or Air

Amtrak provides daily service to Utica, where taxi service is available to Clinton. Both Greyhound and Trailways offer bus service to Utica. Several major airlines including American, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Northwest, United and US Airways fly into the Syracuse Airport which is located 45 minutes from the campus. Arrangements for shuttles that connect Hamilton with the airport, train station or bus terminal can be made through our campus travel agency at 800-472-7447.

Local Taxi Services
(All within 315-area code)
Clinton Taxi Cab Co.             2 Norton Ave                         853 - 3355
Black & White Taxi              321 Main                              732 - 3121
                                     Utica, NY
City Cab Co.                           1004 Erie                              724 - 5454 
                                     Utica, NY
Courtesy Cab Co.                 1005 Thorn                           797 - 7272
                                     Utica, NY
Yellow Cab Co.                      321 Main                              735 - 8511
                                     Utica, NY