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          Welcome from the City of Hamlet. Drawing from its rich history, Hamlet embodies southern hospitality. Retaining its small town atmosphere and values; our citizens are concerned about their fellow man and work together for the betterment of the community. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. We will do our best to help you promptly and efficiently.
  • Welcome from the City Manager Welcome from the Mayor and City Council We would like to personally extend a heartfelt welcome to you from the City of Hamlet. We trust that you will enjoy your web visit and highly encourage you to come and see our community in person. Hamlet is truly a small town with a big heart. Small town charm, simple pleasures, serene living and community pride are just a few of the many attributes of the City of Hamlet. Whether it's at Rockingham Dragway: the "Hardest Working Dragstrip in the Southeast," or celebrating Hamlet's railroad history at the Historic Hamlet Depot & Museum, the National Railroad Museum, or the Annual Seaboard Festival and the historic downtown area, Hamlet has something for everyone. This is a wonderful community to live, work, and play. Come and enjoy our All-American City.
  • Hamlet Depot Hamlet Depot Located in the only Victorian Queen Anne train station in North Carolina, the Hamlet Depot serves as an active passenger depot as well as home to the Hamlet Depot & Museums. The hands on exhibits, visual displays, and interactive consoles encourage both young and old alike to explore the history of the Seaboard Railroad and Hamlet. From our Oral Histories to our Model Railroad to the Tornado Locomotive Replica, the Hamlet Depot & Museums offer something fun for everyone!
  • All America City All America City If you are looking for a place to locate your home or business, we think you will be impressed with our community. We proved that Hamlet is a special place by winning the “All American City” award for 1990 Welcome to our community!
  • Tornado Building Tornado Building The Tornado Building is part of the Hamlet Depot & Musem. It houses a replica of a Tornado Locomotive.
  • Hamlet Public Library Hamlet Public Library Hamlet is a community of readers. This is evident by the support the library receives from the citizens and local government. Hamlet is proud of the fact that twenty-five years after its charter was granted, the first library was established. From its humble beginning of a few books, its growth has required several expansions.
  • Hub Of the Seaboard Hub Of the Seaboard Founded in 1897 at the crossing of two tracks, Hamlet functioned as division headquarters for the Seaboard Airline Railroad. Upwards of 30 passenger trains daily passed through Hamlet. Downtown boomed with travelers and workers of the railroad. Hotels, shops, and restaurants served this thriving community.
  • South Hamlet South Hamlet Spring time flowers by the sign in South Hamlet.
  • Birthplace of John Coltrane Birthplace of John Coltrane Proud birth place of jazz great John Coltrane. Local businessmen have worked to renovate the location of his birth.
  • July 4th Celebration July 4th Celebration The City of Hamlet hosts the Annual Fireworks Display Show for the citizens of Hamlet as well as others. The fireworks are shot from the Hamlet Fairgrounds and may be viewed at a number of locations.

Calendar

Memorial Day Closure
Event Date(s):
May 28, 2018

The City of Hamlet will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. Thank you to all who have served and continue to serve... READ MORE→

City Council Meeting
Event Date(s):
June 12, 2018

The Hamlet City Council will meet on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 7:00 PM... READ MORE→

Coffee with a Cop
Event Date(s):
June 13, 2018

Located at Hamlet Senior Center on June 13, 2018, officers from Hamlet Police Department and community members will come together to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. ... READ MORE→

City Council Meeting
Event Date(s):
July 10, 2018

The Hamlet City Council will meet on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 PM... READ MORE→

City Council Meeting
Event Date(s):
August 14, 2018

The Hamlet City Council will meet on Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 at 7:00 PM... READ MORE→

City Council Meeting
Event Date(s):
September 11, 2018

The Hamlet City Council will meet on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 at 7:00 PM... READ MORE→

City Council Meeting
Event Date(s):
October 9, 2018

The Hamlet City Council will meet on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 7:00 PM... READ MORE→

City Council Meeting
Event Date(s):
November 13, 2018

The Hamlet City Council will meet on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 7:00 PM... READ MORE→

City Council Meeting
Event Date(s):
December 11, 2018

The Hamlet City Council will meet on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 at 7:00 PM... READ MORE→

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News & Notices

Budget Hearing
Posted:
May 18, 2018

A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 7:00 pm at Hamlet City Hall, 201 Main St., to allow comments and questions concerning the proposed budget... READ MORE→

Public Hearing
Posted:
May 15, 2018

The Hamlet Planning Board will meet on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at Hamlet City Hall, 201 Main Street. The purpose of the meeting is to consider citizen comment on proposed change to the Subdivision Ordinance... READ MORE→

Job Opening
Posted:
May 15, 2018

The City of Hamlet is currently accepting applications for a police officer. Graduation from a recognized high school or equivalent... READ MORE→

Job Opening
Posted:
May 15, 2018

The City of Hamlet is currently accepting applications for a Sanitation Collector. Applicants must have a Class “B” CDL or be able to obtain within 6 months... READ MORE→

Proposed Budget
Posted:
May 10, 2018

The proposed budget for fiscal year 2018-2019 and the accompanying budget message are now available. Both can be viewed following the "read more" link below or at City Hall ... READ MORE→

Public Hearing
Posted:
May 10, 2018

A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 7:00 pm at Hamlet City Hall, 201 W Main St., Hamlet, to allow comments and questions concerning... READ MORE→

Rezoning Petition
Posted:
May 10, 2018

The Hamlet Planning Board will meet on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 7:00 pm at Hamlet City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to consider citizen comment on a rezoning petition filed by Greentegrity Land Investment, LLC for property located at Highway 74 and Old Laurinburg Rd... READ MORE→

Seaboard Festival Forms
Posted:
April 10, 2018

Forms and infomation are now available for the 2018 Seaboard Festival and 5K race. ... READ MORE→

Job Opening
Posted:
April 2, 2018

The City of Hamlet is currently accepting applications for a full time Firefighter/EMT. Graduation from a recognized high school or equivalent... READ MORE→

Job Opening
Posted:
April 2, 2018

The City of Hamlet is currently accepting applications for a full time Firefighter/Paramedic. Graduation from a recognized high school or equivalent... READ MORE→

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