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Welcome to Hamburg ...

Hamburg is located in Berks County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hamburg has a population of 4,351 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hamburg.

Hamburg is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Hamburg ...

Official Website: www.hamburgboro.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hamburg had an population of 4,351 people. This is an increase of 1.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hamburg had a population of 4,289 people. This makes Hamburg the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Hamburg represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 233rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,289 people, the population of Hamburg increased 4.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,114 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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), Iowa, Kansas (4), Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York (2), Ohio (4), Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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.

  • Reading [Berks County]
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    • Reading [Berks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<5>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
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    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,409 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<5>
  • Wyomissing [Berks County]
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    • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyomissing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<5>
  • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
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    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Hamburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,633 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shillington [Berks County]
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      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,300 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<5>
    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
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      • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,086 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuylkill Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuylkill Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<5>
    • Kutztown [Berks County]
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      • Kutztown [Berks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,070 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kutztown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kutztown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kutztown<5>
    • West Reading [Berks County]
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      • West Reading [Berks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Reading have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Reading
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Reading<5>
    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Hamburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<5>
    • Sinking Spring [Berks County]

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. Our list includes 7 papers. 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.

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.

Adding Hamburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hamburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hamburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hamburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hamburg on our Genealogy Page.

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About Berks County

About Pennsylvania

The official website for Hamburg: www.hamburgboro.com/

The official website for Berks County: www.co.berks.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Berks, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hamburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hamburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hamburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: 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: 40.5553, Longitude: -75.9825    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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