Introduction to Hamburg, New York

Hamburg, New York, in Erie county, is 12 miles S of Buffalo, New York. The village is considered part of the Buffalo - Niagara Falls metropolitan area.

Hamburg History

Hamburg was officially incorporated in 1874. It was named after a city in Germany. In 1880, its population was recorded at 758. According to a local legend, Charles and Frank Menches, who were food vendors from Ohio, turned out a flattened meatball sandwich which they named Hamburger, in honor of the town.

Hamburg and nearby Attractions

  • Glen Meadows Park
  • Hamburg Swim Center
  • Woodview Park
  • Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center
  • Pedaling History Bicycle Museum
  • Hamburg Fairgrounds

Things To Do In Hamburg

The Village of Hamburg has many parks, which remain open from sunrise to sunset and offer a wide range of amenities for recreational activities. They have playgrounds and sports fields and courts. The village also has a public swimming pool. Lake Erie is a popular spot and has facilities for fishing, swimming and boating.

Hamburg Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available at Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Hamburg Higher Education

Hilbert College, SUNY at Buffalo, Erie Community College and D'youville College provide facilities for higher education.

Hamburg Almanac

County Erie County
Standard Zip Codes14075
Phone Area Codes716
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.72
Approximate Longitude-78.83

Hamburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCOLDEN 1 N
Distance8.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp57 to 77 F
Oct Temp38 to 58 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
North Boston2,870$75,337

Hamburg Public Libraries

Hamburg Public Library
Hamburg, New York
(716) 649-4415

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Hamburg Public Schools

Armor Elementary School
5301 Abbott Rd
ZIP: 14075
(716) 646-3350
Total Enrollment 368
Big Tree Elementary School
S 4460 Bay View Rd
ZIP: 14075
(716) 926-1740
Total Enrollment 523
Boston Valley Elementary School
7476 Back Creek Rd
ZIP: 14075
(716) 646-3240
Total Enrollment 255
Charlotte Avenue Elementary School
301 Charlotte Ave
ZIP: 14075
(716) 646-3370
Total Enrollment 366
Cloverbank Elementary School
2761 Cloverbank Rd
ZIP: 14075
(716) 926-1760
Total Enrollment 585
Frontier Middle School
2751 Amsdell Rd
ZIP: 14075
(716) 926-1730
Total Enrollment 1120
Frontier Senior High School
S 4432 Bay View Rd
ZIP: 14075
(716) 926-1720
Total Enrollment 1569
Hamburg High School
4111 Legion Dr
ZIP: 14075
(716) 646-3300
Total Enrollment 1158
Hamburg Middle School
360 Division St
ZIP: 14075
(716) 646-3250
Total Enrollment 875
Randolph Academyhamburg Campus
3780 Howard Rd
ZIP: 14075
(716) 648-1930
Total Enrollment 71
Union Pleasant Avenue Elementary School
150 Pleasant Ave
ZIP: 14075
(716) 646-3280
Total Enrollment 622

Hamburg Private Schools

Immaculata Academy
5138 S Park Ave
ZIP: 14075
Total Enrollment 203
Old Time Baptist Academy
6790 Gowanda State Rd
ZIP: 14075
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
St Mary Of The Lake School
4737 Lake Shore Rd
ZIP: 14075
Total Enrollment 135
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