Hamburg-The Town That Friendship Built
Located in Erie County, Hamburg has a population of 56,936. The town makes the western border of the county and is located to the south of Hamburg and engulfs the villages of Blasdell and Hamburg.
The town was initially inhabited by the Erie people and later evolved to be known as Barkerville after the postmaster Zenas Barker. Along with these, the earliest settlers in the town were from New England.
By 1830s, the influx of Germans happened who established many farms in Hamburg and let to the rapid of the place. The Erie Railroad contributed to a further rise in transport and business which eventually grew to the regional steel industry.
The climate can best be described as continental and has a strong influence from Lake Erie. The winters are chilly and summers are sunny. Other than that, a strong woody presence lingers through the town adding a peaceful vibe to the existence.