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Lake Hamilton, Arkansas
|• Total||3.98 sq mi (10.31 km2)|
|• Land||2.07 sq mi (5.36 km2)|
|• Water||1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)|
|Elevation||449 ft (137 m)|
|• Density||1,006.28/sq mi (388.52/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0058034|
Lake Hamilton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Garland County, Arkansas, United States. It is part of the Hot Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,135 at the 2010 census. It is named after Lake Hamilton, one of the area's man-made lakes.
Lake Hamilton is located in southern Garland County at Ouachita River. The CDP includes two large islands in the lake as well. The community is bordered to the north, across the lake, by the city of Hot Springs. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.9 km2), of which 1.9 square miles (5.0 km2) is land and 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), or 49.48%, is water.(34.428101, -93.088035), on the south side of Lake Hamilton, an impoundment on the
Arkansas State Highway 7 passes through the community, bridging the lake via the two islands. Highway 7 leads north 7 miles (11 km) to the center of Hot Springs and south 28 miles (45 km) to Arkadelphia.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||131||6.29%|
|Hispanic or Latino||129||6.19%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,084 people, 962 households, and 704 families residing in the CDP.
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