Hamilton County, Florida
The old Hamilton County Jail in Jasper
- Cities & Towns:
- White Springs
Hamilton County is located in north central Florida, against the Georgia state line. Named for Alexander Hamilton (first Secretary of the United States Treasury), Hamilton County was officially formed on December 26, 1827 and now contains 515 square miles of land area and 4 square miles of water surface. The county seat is Jasper.
Part of Osceola National Forest is in Hamilton County. Hamilton County is crossed north/south by Interstate 75.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 69%
Government Sector: 24%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 6%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 28 People per Square Mile
Median Resident Age: 35.1 Years
Cost of Living Index for Hamilton County: 80.7
Median Household Income: $29,550
Median Home Value: $101,000
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