What is a Hamlet? You’ll Be Shocked to Know There Are Over 30 in Oneida County
If you don't know what a hamlet is, you probably don't know that there are 36 of them, or so, in Oneida County. Some of them you will know very well and others may surprise you.
A hamlet is defined as a small settlement, generally one smaller than a village. In some cases it is known for the road on which it sits. The road that runs through it is sometimes the namesake of the hamlet. You can see the full list of the hamlets in Oneida County below.
The Hamlets of Oneida County, New York
Have you ever heard of a hamlet? No, not the Shakespeare character. It's a a small settlement, generally one smaller than a village and there are several of them in Oneida County. Some are more common than you may think. Others, you've likely never heard of unless you live there.
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