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Welcome to Hamburg ...

The Town of Hamburg is located in Erie County<1>.

The location of Hamburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Hamburg has a population of 58,731 people<3> (see below for details).

Hamburg is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Hamburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hamburg is located in the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hamburg had an population of 58,731 people. This is an increase of 3.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Hamburg had a population of 56,936 people (or 6.2% of the total population of Erie County). This makes Hamburg the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Hamburg represents 0.29% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 56,936 people, the population of Hamburg increased 1.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 56,259 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hamburg ...

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

Communities near Hamburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hamburg.

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
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    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
  • Amherst [Erie County]
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    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
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    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
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      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Fort Erie
    • Lackawanna [Erie County]
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      • Lackawanna [Erie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lackawanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lackawanna<6>
    • Evans [Erie County]
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      • Evans [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kenmore [Erie County]
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      • Kenmore [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,947 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenmore<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hamburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hamburg.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hamburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hamburg. See our Newspapers 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hamburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hamburg.

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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.

The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Erie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hamburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hamburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HamburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7414, Longitude: -78.8575       In this case, the coordinates for Hamburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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