Hamilton, Mississippi

Hamilton, Mississippi
Hamilton, Mississippi

Hamilton is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Mississippi, United States. It was the original county seat until Monroe County was split with the formation of Lowndes County to the south; the county seat of Monroe County was then moved north to Aberdeen.


Hamilton School

Part of the Monroe County School District (Mississippi) Monroe county website(mcsd), Hamilton is a K-12th School Consisting of an Elementary School, Library, Middle/High School, and two P.E. Gyms. Current High School principal is Tim Dickerson, Elementary principal is Linda Reed, and Librarian Mrs. Reynolds. Student body consists of about 1000 students.


  • 40201 Hamilton Road
  • Hamilton, MS 39746

Extra-curricular Activities (Hamilton School)

Hamilton has several extra-curricular activities, but since the school is small it has fewer than larger schools in larger, or wealthier states


Hamilton School's musical projects consist of a Band program (marching and performing plus minor( 6-8th grade)) and Chorus projects(high school and minor)leads by mrs. robyn winders.


Hamilton has a track and field team of one member, a golf team (Grades 7-12), football team (Lions), basketball team, and softball team (Lady Lions), which recently won the state championship. All of these are minor and High School Operations(Jr. High and High School), and some are age groups 9-12 for elementary.


  • Hamilton Jr. High (8th Grade) wins State Champs in Mississippi(2009).
  • RTI Plant construction halted (2009)-no further info(March 23, 2010)


Industry in Hamilton is mostly small town, self employer owned establishments, but here are some more successful Industrys...


Tronox (what was Kerr-McGee) is a large part of employment in Mississippi. The plant is the third largest of its kind in the world. It is an asset to Mississippi. As the third largest titanium dioxide (white pigment primarily used in paints) plant in the world it pushes quite a payroll, here are some statistics.

  • over 430 employees
  • produces 225,000 tonnes of titanium dioxide per year
  • over $41 million in benefits and payroll

for more information visit Hamilton, MS Tronox website

Columbus AFB

Columbus AFB is located approximately 12 miles south of Hamilton off Highway 45. Many in the community are employed at the base, mostly in the capacity of Civil Service or contractors supporting aircraft maintenance on the base (DynCorp). More information on the base may be found at its website, http://www.columbus.af.mil/ .

RTI International Metals

Currently RTI International Metals, visit their website here, is building a $300 million Titanium Sponge plant in Hamilton, MS. the plant will run off the waste of Tronox's titanium waste.

RTI Recent News

  • rebuilding is postponed


Hamilton is located at 33°44′25″N 88°24′40″W / 33.74028°N 88.41111°W / 33.74028; -88.41111 [1]. According to the United States Geological Survey, its variant names are Hamilton Farm, Monroe Courthouse, and Old Hamilton.

New Hamilton is located on U.S. Route 45 west of Old Hamilton at 33°44′16″N 88°26′41″W / 33.73778°N 88.44472°W / 33.73778; -88.44472 [1].

Notable residents

Austin Welch son of Danny and Mechelle Welch


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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