Hamlet, California

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Unincorporated community
Hamlet is located in California
Hamlet is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°12′28″N 122°55′32″W / 38.20778°N 122.92556°W / 38.20778; -122.92556Coordinates: 38°12′28″N 122°55′32″W / 38.20778°N 122.92556°W / 38.20778; -122.92556
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation[1] 23 ft (7 m)

Hamlet (also Telmat)[2] is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located on the northeast shore of Tomales Bay and the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 3 miles (4.8 km) south-southwest of Tomales,[2] at an elevation of 23 feet (7 m).[1]

A post office operated at Hamlet from 1876 to 1886.[2] The Telmat post office operated from 1917 to 1931.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hamlet, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 640. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.