RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Hatfield, Massachusetts

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MA
Communities

















Welcome to Hatfield ...

Hatfield is located in Hampshire County<1>.

The location of Hatfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hatfield has a population of 3,258 people<3> (see below for details).

Hatfield was settled in 1661 and was incorporated in 1670.

Hatfield is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Hatfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hatfield is within the boundaries of the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Hatfield: 01038<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hatfield had an population of 3,258 people. This is a decrease of 0.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hatfield had a population of 3,279 people. This makes Hatfield the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Hatfield represents 0.05% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 270th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,279 people, the population of Hatfield has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,249 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hatfield.

Communities Also Named Hatfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Hatfield - they are located in Arkansas, California, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hatfield.

Communities near Hatfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hatfield.

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Hatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicopee
    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Hatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicopee
  • Westfield [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
    • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Hatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
  • Amherst [Hampshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Hatfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Holyoke [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holyoke
      • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Hatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,921 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holyoke
    • West Springfield [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Springfield
      • West Springfield [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Hatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Springfield
    • Ludlow [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludlow
      • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Hatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,101 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow
    • South Hadley [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Hadley
      • South Hadley [Hampshire County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Hatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hadley
    • Greenfield [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Hatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Easthampton [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easthampton
      • Easthampton [Hampshire County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Hatfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easthampton

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hatfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hatfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hatfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hatfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hatfield. See our Newspapers Page for Hatfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hatfield ...

Looking for more information about Hatfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hatfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hatfield.

Adding Hatfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hatfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hatfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hatfield on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hatfield on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Massachusetts Community

About Hampshire County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hatfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Hampshire, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hatfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hatfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hatfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hatfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hatfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hatfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HatfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hatfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3709, Longitude: -72.5981       In this case, the coordinates for Hatfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022