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Population in 2012: 1,137 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 

Males: 522  (46.0%)
Females: 615  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25523, 25571.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,005 (it was $22,143 in 2000)
Hamlin:

$33,005
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,028

Hamlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,675 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Hamlin:

$73,675
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,193; Detached houses: $78,915; In 2-unit structures: $32,808; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,337; Mobile homes: $38,205

Median gross rent in 2012: $531.

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  • White alone - 1,122 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.09%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamlin: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Hamlin, West Virginia on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Hamlin is mentioned 26 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: United States (35.2%), Irish (16.6%), German (13.7%), English (5.9%), Dutch (4.4%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 673 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,981 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hamlin:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamlin town:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Hamlin, West Virginia as of July 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamlin to the number of sex offenders is 126 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $408 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $334 (0.4%)

Hamlin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (20.0 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (127.5 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (384.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Hamlin, WV (2.2 miles ), Salt Rock, WV (2.6 miles ), Culloden, WV (3.1 miles ), Milton, WV (3.3 miles ), Hurricane, WV (3.4 miles ), Barboursville, WV (3.7 miles ), Tornado, WV (3.8 miles ), Teays Valley, WV (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $59,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 82.11 W

Area code: 304

Hamlin household income distribution Hamlin home values distribution

Crime rates in Hamlin (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 16 assaults (1410.9 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (88.2 per 100,000)
  • 24 thefts (2116.4 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (88.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 395.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.41
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hamlin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Hamlin town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamlin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Hamlin center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Hamlin center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 6, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamlin topographic map

Birthplace of: J. S. Pridemore - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Hamlin:

  • LINCOLN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, 200 MONDAY DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Hamlin:

  • FMC - HURRICANE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • PUTNAM CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • COVENANT HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SCOTT DEPOT, WV)

Political contributions by individuals in Hamlin, WV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamlin:

  • West Virginia State University (about 20 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,062)
  • Marshall University (about 21 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Shawnee State University (about 58 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • Mountain State University (about 62 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Morehead State University (about 73 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)

Library in Hamlin:

  • HAMLIN-LINCOLN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $270,553; Location: 7999 LYNN AVENUE; 64,165 books; 1,282 audio materials; 2,897 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hamlin: Lincoln Emergency Medical Services (A), Hamlin Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hamlin Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.6. This is worse than average.
City:

39.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.61
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 24.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hamlin, WV

60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Hamlin compared to West Virginia state average:

Hamlin, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Hamlin (2011 data):

  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Hamlin Branch at 8049 Lynn Avenue, branch established on 1906/06/06. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Sentry Bank, Inc.: Hamiln Office Branch at 5 Second Street, branch established on 2006/05/17. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $496.1 mil, Deposits: $401.8 mil, headquarters in Huntington, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Sentry Bancshares, Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Hamlin Branch at 8028 Lynn Avenue, branch established on 1995/12/06. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hamlin travel time to work - commute


Hamlin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (37%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hamlin town (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.13%
Here20.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents29.3%22.1%14.6%13.3%6.1%
Congregations18.2%29.1%18.2%18.2%5.5%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents6.1%5.1%1.8%1.0%0.7%
Congregations3.6%1.8%1.8%1.8%1.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Lincoln County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Lincoln County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Lincoln County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

35.2%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,352$16,2247$925
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,920$23,0401$26
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$495
Totals for Government 2$3,272$19,6329$1,446

Hamlin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($15.83)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $65,000 ($57.17)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($31.66)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($8.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($4.40)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($3.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $58,000 ($51.01)

Hamlin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($3.52)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($1.76)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $57,000 ($50.13)
    NEC: $37,000 ($32.54)
    Public Utilities: $34,000 ($29.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($1.76)

Hamlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($82.67)

5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kanawha County, WV  1.35% ($33,711 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.75% ($24,220)
from Boone County, WV  0.54% ($34,278)


5.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kanawha County, WV  1.40% ($28,181 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  1.25% ($24,012)
to Boone County, WV  0.39% ($31,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamlin:

  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamlin:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hamlin:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Hamlin fatal accident list:

Jan 9, 2011 09:50 AM, Cr-32, Lat: 38.2614, Lon: -82.08267778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 10, 2011 03:13 PM, 7, Lat: 38.24028056, Lon: -82.12861111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 6, 2011 08:39 AM, Sr-34, Lat: 38.33721944, Lon: -82.05778056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Sep 14, 2009 05:15 AM, Sr-34, Lat: 38.32556389, Lon: -82.05903056, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 14, 2001 01:15 PM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 1999 01:20 AM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 50
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 50

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamlin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr 3/11 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 38.297583 Lon: -82.121806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Call Sign: WPJN482, Licensee ID: L00114388
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/1996, Expiration Date: 08/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2001, Certifier: Rondall L Lawrence Jr
    Registrant: Rondall L Lawrence Jr, 3414 Staunton Ave, Charleston, WV 25304, Phone: (304) 345-7243, Fax: (304) 345-4301

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 8165 Court St (Lat: 38.278139 Lon: -82.102361), Call Sign: KYD585
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2000, Expiration Date: 01/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2005
    Registrant: Nisource, 1600 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43216-2318, Phone: (614) 481-1370, Fax: (614) 481-1455, Email:
  • Off Stright Fork Rd., 2.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 38.315722 Lon: -82.132306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WPCQ252
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.612 MHz, 858.862 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 860.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 08/11/2013
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corp, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215-2373, Phone: (614) 716-2823, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HAMLIN - WV138, Straight Fork (Lat: 38.297861 Lon: -82.122250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 123.8 m, Overall height: 125.3 m, Call Sign: WPNL394
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/06/2018, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • HAMLIN, 48 Signal Point (Lat: 38.296611 Lon: -82.121806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQQG586
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamlin)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 32

Incident types - Hamlin


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamlin, WV

Most common first names in Hamlin, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2473.3 years
William1967.6 years
Mary1779.2 years
John1771.4 years
Charles1474.7 years
Walter1384.2 years
Bessie983.4 years
Clarence978.8 years
Homer870.6 years
Ruby880.0 years
Most common last names in Hamlin, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins6374.0 years
Smith2777.7 years
Roberts2170.9 years
Lawson1882.4 years
Salmons1678.0 years
Miller1674.1 years
Lovejoy1672.8 years
Browning1576.9 years
Johnson1575.2 years
White1482.6 years
Businesses in Hamlin, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1
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