Hamburg is an unincorporated community in Ray Township, Franklin County, Indiana.
Hamburg was platted in 1864 by Wesley Martin. It was named after Hamburg, in Germany.
A post office was established at Hamburg in 1867, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929.
Hamburg is located at 39°22′51″N 85°15′03″W / 39.38083°N 85.25083°W.
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...and named for the city in Germany.
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