South Hamilton MA is a small town just east of Boston, on the southern shore in the city of Revere. It is not a community or a city, but rather a postal location assigned to ZIP Code 01982. It is virtually indistinguishable geographically from the city of Hamilton, Essex county, Massachusetts, and is situated just east of the New Hampshire border in Massachusetts. The official name of the town is “Union Post Office”. It is served by the Postmaster and has two post office branches: one in Southampton and the other in Revere.
There is very little information available about the history of the town of South Hamilton MA. No records exist that can tell us anything about its early days. Some accounts have indicated that the town was formed as part of the Revere Charter. Other accounts have indicated that it was founded by the charter of Isaac Spence in 1720. However, nothing is really certain. One account indicated that it was first incorporated in 1800 as a post office. However, records were not maintained until the 1950’s when the town was redone and the residents were given more personal information.
Since it is on the border of Essex County and the state of Massachusetts, the citizens of South Hamilton are entitled to a vote in local elections. This means that there are many registered voters living in this town and there are many more who do not. It is estimated that about thirty to forty percent of the population of this town is non-registered. This means that if you want to make sure that your voice counts, you may want to check out the local elections in South Hamilton. You may want to check on the local candidates who may be running for local offices as well.