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County Government

Hamilton County is governed by a Board of Supervisors – one representing each of the county's nine townships.

Each supervisor has a weighted note based on the population of the town he or she represents. The weighted vote is recalculated every ten years based on census data.



Town of Arietta – 292
Town of Benson – 221
Town of Hope – 413
Town of Indian Lake – 1363
Town of Inlet – 355
Town of Lake Pleasant – 897*
Town of Long Lake – 791
Town of Morehouse – 92
Town of Wells – 683
Incorporated Village of Speculator – 406

*Includes Village of Speculator


The Board of Supervisors meets on the first Thursday of Each Month in the Supervisor's Chambers located in the Hamilton County Court House, Lake Pleasant, NY at 10:30 AM except when otherwise stated. See the 2023 Meeting Schedule HERE