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New Hamburg is an unincorporated community in Scott County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.


New Hamburg was originally called Hamburg, and under the latter name was platted in 1866. The community was named after Hamburg, in Germany, the native land of a large share of the first settlers. A post office called New Hamburg was established in 1874, and remained in operation until 1972.

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The city of Cape Girardeau lies entirely within Cape Girardeau County, whose county seat is Jackson, west of Cape Girardeau.

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