Front street in Hamilton.
Map showing location within Bermuda
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Hamilton is the capital of Bermuda. Ba (officially The Bermuda Islands or The Somers Isles) is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. Although there is a parish of the same name, the city of Hamilton is in the parish of Pembroke. Hamilton Parish (originally Bedford Parish is one of the nine parishes of Bermuda. Pembroke Parish is one of the nine parishes of Bermuda. It is named after English aristocrat William Herbert 3rd Earl of Pembroke (1580-1630 The City is named after Sir Henry Hamilton, governor from 1778 to 1794. Henry Hamilton ( c 1734 &ndash 29 September 1796) was an Irish-born official of the British Empire. A governor is a governing official usually the executive (at least nominally to different degrees also politically and administratively of a non-sovereign level of government Year 1778 ( MDCCLXXVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or Year 1794 ( MDCCXCIV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a The parish of Hamilton predates it. Hamilton Parish (originally Bedford Parish is one of the nine parishes of Bermuda.
In spite of being the administrative capital of Bermuda, Hamilton only has a permanent population of approximately 969, although some estimates have it as high as 1,500. Hamilton is the only incorporated city in Bermuda, but actually is smaller than the historic town of St. George's. St George's (formally the Town of St George, or St George's Town) located on the island and within the parish of the same names was the first permanent settlement A more representative measure of Bermuda population tends to be by parish.
The city is the registered headquarters of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) (formerly Andersen Consulting) - the global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture () is a global Management consulting, Technology services, and Outsourcing company The New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE) is a Stock exchange based in New York City. Management consulting refers to both the industry of and the practice of helping organizations improve their performance primarily through the analysis of existing business problems Outsourcing is Subcontracting a process such as product design or Manufacturing, to a Third-party company It is also the headquarters of Bacardi, a major international spirits company. Bacardi is the world's largest family-owned spirits company best known as a producer of Rums including Bacardi Superior and Bacardi 151. Tyco International, Foster Wheeler Inc, and Accenture also maintains nominal headquarters office there for tax purposes. Tyco International Ltd is a highly diversified global manufacturing company incorporated in Bermuda, with United States operational headquarters in Princeton New Accenture () is a global Management consulting, Technology services, and Outsourcing company
Hamilton history began in 1790 when the Bermuda Government set aside 145 acres (58. Year 1790 ( MDCCXC) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year 7 ha) for its future seat, and was officially incorporated in 1793 by an Act of Parliament. Year 1793 ( MDCCXCIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Colony's capital relocated to Hamilton from St. George's in 1815. Year 1815 ( MDCCCXV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year The Town of Hamilton became a City with the erection of the Hamilton Cathedral (Church Of England) in 1897. Year 1897 ( MDCCCXCVII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common A Catholic cathedral was later constructed. Today, the city overlooking Hamilton Harbour is primarily a business district, with few structures other than office buildings and shops. The city of Hamilton had a building limit of no buildings may obscure the Cathedral, but in recent months buildings have been planned and areas have started construction on buildings as high as 10 storeys in the city. The islands local newspaper The Royal Gazette reports "If you dont recognise the city, from 15 years ago, we don't blame you as it has changed so much". This article is about the Royal Gazette of Bermuda for that of Thailand see The Royal Gazette (Thailand The Royal Gazette is a daily newspaper The Triminghams shops have now been removed after well over 50 years of service in Bermuda.
There are a lot of parks in the city of Hamilton, for it's size. Probably the most notable park in the city is, Victoria Park. this park occupies a whole block, and was named after the former Queen Victoria. Other parks in the city are Par La Ville Park, Barr's Park, All Bouy's Point Park, and the hidden Cedar Park.