Hamilton is a city in southwestern Ohio. It the county seat of Butler County, and as of 2010, its population was 62,447. The city’s population has steadily grown throughout the past few decades, even though it has lost a significant amount of manufacturing industries as many Mid-Western cities have. Hamilton is relatively close to Cincinnati and Dayton, and it is considered part of both of their metropolitan areas. In recent years, the city has tried to reinvent itself as an arts and culture city, and it was given the title of the “City of Sculpture” in the year 2000.
Most public transportation in the city of Hamilton is handled by the Butler County public busing system, called the BCRTA. The BCRTA travels throughout Butler County, but most of its routes go through Hamilton, as it is the county’s major city and county seat. Roads that travel through the city include State Route 4, as well as interstates 75, 71, 275, and 74. Most significant travel around Hamilton is carried out on these roads.