Hamilton is a city in and the county seat of Harris County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,033 at the 2010 census
Location in Harris County and the state of Georgia
Hamilton was founded in 1827 as seat of the newly-formed Harris County. It was incorporated as a town in 1828 and as a city in 1903.
Hamilton is located at U.S. Route 27 runs through the city from north to south, leading south 22 mi (35 km) to Columbus and north 21 mi (34 km) to LaGrange. Georgia State Route 116 intersects U.S. Route 27 in the city for a very short concurrency. Atlanta is 74 mi (119 km) by road to the northeast. The city is located at the southern base of the Pine Mountain Range, the most southern mountain range of the U.S. Appalachian Mountains. (32.764669, -84.873103).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all of it land.
The Harris County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of four elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 274 full-time teachers and over 4,411 students.