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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.

Just Down the Hill

  • Tom’s Natural Foods
  • 1 coffeehouses/café
  • 3 clothing boutiques
  • 2 fine dining restaurants, and Chinese, Italian and Mexican restaurants
  • Kirkland Art Center
  • Clinton Cider Mill
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
  • 1 supermarket
  • 4 gift shops
  • McDonald’s
  • Subway
  • 2 pizzerias
  • Artisans’ Co-op
  • 1 sandwich/salad café
  • 2 salons


Just 10 Minutes from Campus

  • Target
  • Macy’s
  • Barnes & Noble (Starbucks)
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Panera Bread
  • H&M
  • Chipotle
  • Applebee’s
  • Outback
  • Pizzeria Uno
  • CoreLife Eatery
  • American Eagle
  • Best Buy
  • Olive Garden
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Moe’s
  • Five Guys
  • Hoopla
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • The Loft
  • Victoria's Secret


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 14 movie screens
  • 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

Contact Information


Office of Admission

Siuda House
Campus Road
Clinton, NY 13323
800-843-2655 315-859-4457 admission@hamilton.edu
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