- Welcome from the City Manager I would like to personally extend a heartfelt welcome to you from the City of Hamlet. I trust that you will enjoy your web visit into the City of Hamlet, but I highly encourage you to view our community in person. The City of 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. From racing at the Rock, to the Annual Seaboard Festival, Hamlet has something for everyone. Come and enjoy our All-American City.
- 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 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 The Tornado Building is part of the Hamlet Depot & Musem. It houses a replica of a Tornado Locomotive.
- 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 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 Spring time flowers by the sign in South Hamlet.
- 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 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.
October 7, 2014 - October 11, 2014
The Annual Richmond County Agriculture Fair will be held at the Hamlet Fairgrounds... READ MORE→
October 14, 2014
Hamlet City Council meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm... READ MORE→
October 24, 2014
This event is for veterans of Richmond, Scotland, and Hoke counties who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. This is an opportunity to spend the day receiving care and information... READ MORE→
October 25, 2014
The Seaboard Festival, an annual celebration in its 32nd year, honors Hamlet's history... READ MORE→
September 19, 2014
During the September 9, 2014 Regular Monthly Meeting, Mayor Bill Bayless called for a Special Meeting to be scheduled in order to begin discussions for hiring of a city manager... READ MORE→
September 10, 2014
City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Hamlet City Hall, 201 Main Street. The purpose of the hearing is to solicit citizen comment concerning a rezoning petition filed by Dewey Alan and Pamela Myers for a property located on Myers Lane... READ MORE→
August 25, 2014
Football, Flag Football and Cheerleading registration has started. Normal registration dates are... READ MORE→
August 21, 2014
The Hamlet Police Department would like to remind everyone to keep their dogs... READ MORE→