Hamburg, Franklin County, Indiana

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Hamburg
Unincorporated community
Hamburg is located in Indiana
Hamburg
Hamburg
Coordinates: 39°22′51″N 85°15′03″W / 39.38083°N 85.25083°W / 39.38083; -85.25083Coordinates: 39°22′51″N 85°15′03″W / 39.38083°N 85.25083°W / 39.38083; -85.25083
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Ray
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
ZIP code 47036
FIPS code 18-30564[1]
GNIS feature ID 449665[2]

Hamburg is an unincorporated community in Ray Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Hamburg was platted in 1864 by Wesley Martin.[3] It was named after Hamburg, in Germany.[4]

A post office was established at Hamburg in 1867, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929.[5]

Geography[edit]

Hamburg is located at 39°22′51″N 85°15′03″W / 39.38083°N 85.25083°W / 39.38083; -85.25083.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Hamburg, Franklin County, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana. Windmill Publications. p. 167. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 154. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. "...and named for the city in Germany." 
  5. ^ "Franklin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 September 2014.