- Established: 1816
- Population: 5,379 (2000 census), least populated in the state
- County Seat: Lake Pleasant
- Tourism Region: Adirondacks
- Information: none
at this time
- Bordering Counties: Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Herkimer, Saratoga, St.
- Area code: 518
- Origin of Name: Named after Alexander Hamilton, the only member of the
New York State delegation who signed the United States Constitution
in 1787 and later the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
- Incorporated Cities: none
- Villages: Speculator
- Towns: Arietta, Benson, Hope, Indian Lake, Inlet, Lake Pleasant,
Long Lake, Morehouse, Wells