Jump to content
  • Announcement

    • Dirktator

      Got the wrong discs? Or didn't receive them in the mail?   06/20/2018

      For those who opted for physical discs -- if you donated between April - June and you received the WRONG discs or NO discs in the mail, please email stexcd@simtropolis.com and include your donation info such as Paypal transaction ID and we will get this rectified!

Hamilton, Iorio

  • Entries
  • Comments
  • Views

Introduction to Hamilton

Sign in to follow this  


About Hamilton

The Backstory

While taking a break from working on my other CJ, I stumbled upon a region I started a long time ago, and never finished. That city is Hamilton, a port city that I modeled after my hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania, as well as other nearby Lake Erie port cities such as Ashtabula and Lorain, both in Ohio.

The City

Hamilton is located in the fictional state of Iorio, on the state's north shore of Lake Arruhu. Hamilton's economy is based upon heavy industry. In addition to being an industrial power player, Hamilton also has a prominent tourism sector, with a waterfront promenade located along the city's lakefront.


Volkswagen Manufacturing Plant, located on Hamilton's southwest side.

Volkswagen Hamilton Manufacturing is Hamilton's largest industrial employer. The carmaker has a large plant on Hamilton's west side, near West 23rd Street and Interstate 70.


Hamilton's Waterfront Promenade, Hoisington Landing

Located on Hoisington Landing, Hamilton's Waterfront Promenade is a major attraction to visitors to the city, as well as a major economic boost to the region, via the jobs it has created for the city.

blogentry-156146-0-36595400-1346753239_t blogentry-156146-0-89225500-1346753338_t blogentry-156146-0-46582700-1346754302_t

From L-R: Sheraton Hotel, Downtown Hamilton; Doubletree Hotel Hamilton Downtown; Marriott Hamilton

Numerous hotels are located in downtown Hamilton, such as the Sheraton Downtown Hamilton and the Doubletree Hotel Hamilton Downtown. Marriott also recently built a high-rise hotel downtown.


Port of Hamilton

And of course, you can't forget about the Port of Hamilton. PH is Iorio's largest shipping and receiving port, and is Lake Arruhu's third-largest port.

Future updates will dig deeper into Hamilton's history, culture, economy, neighborhoods, and other regional tidbits. For now, I hope you enjoy the introduction...WELCOME TO HAMILTON, Proud of Our Past, Prepared For Our Future!

Sign in to follow this  


Recommended Comments

I like the industrial, American theme going on here. You give me enough to want more, without overwhelming me. The thing that draws me in are the sizes of your attractions - makes me wonder what you'll do next with them. Of course I have to list some opportunities too. ;) I would like a little more story (more background), and more details about the highlights of the city (expand on the pictures were looking at). I'll definitely come back to this one, should you continue to work on the city.

Share this comment

Link to comment

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an Account  

Sign up to join our friendly community. It's easy!  

Register a New Account

Sign In  

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


Thank You for the Continued Support!

Simtropolis relies mainly on member donations to continue operating. Without your support, we just would not be able to be entering our 15th year online!  You've really help make this a great community.

But we still need your support to stay online. If you're able to, please consider a donation to help us stay up and running, so that we can help keep bringing SimCity players together to share our creations.

Make a Donation, Get a Gift!

Expand your city with the best from the Simtropolis Echange.
Make a donation and get one or all three discs today!


By way of a "Thank You" gift, we'd like to send you our STEX Collector's DVD. It's some of the best buildings, lots, maps and mods collected for you over the years. Check out the STEX Collections for more info.

Each donation helps keep Simtropolis online, open and free!

Thank you for reading and enjoy the site!

More About STEX Collections