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The location of Hamburg

Welcome to Hamburg ...

The city of Hamburg is located in Fremont County.

The location of Hamburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hamburg has a population of 1,089 people<2> (see below for details).

Hamburg is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Hamburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hamburg is located in the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Hamburg: 51640<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hamburg had a population of 1,187 people (which is 15.95% of the total population of Fremont County). This makes Hamburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Hamburg represents 0.04% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,187 people, the population of Hamburg decreased 4.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,240 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hamburg had an population of 1,089 people. This is a decrease of 8.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.18% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hamburg.

Communities near Hamburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Nebraska City   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Hamburg

Located in Otoe County (NE)

Shenandoah   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hamburg

Located in Page County

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hamburg

Located in Nemaha County (NE)

Tarkio   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hamburg

Located in Atchison County (MO)

Rock Port   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hamburg

Located in Atchison County (MO)

Sidney   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Hamburg

Peru   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hamburg

Located in Nemaha County (NE)

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hamburg

Riverton   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hamburg

Thurman   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Hamburg

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hamburg.

Communities Also Named Hamburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Hamburg - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York (2), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hamburg.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hamburg. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hamburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hamburg. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hamburg:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hamburg ...

Looking for more information about Hamburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hamburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hamburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hamburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hamburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hamburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hamburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hamburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hamburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hamburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hamburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6058, Longitude: -95.6550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hamburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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