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Hatch, Utah
(Garfield County)

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Welcome to Hatch ...

The town of Hatch is located in Garfield County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hatch has a population of 142 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hatch.

Hatch is 6,920 feet [2,109 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Hatch is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Hatch lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Hatch (for example, toward Fredonia (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

The telephone area code for Hatch: (435)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hatch had an population of 142 people. This is an increase of 6.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hatch had a population of 133 people. This makes Hatch the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 133 people, the population of Hatch increased 4.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 127 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hatch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Hatch: This one is located in Garfield County and the other is located in Davis County.

Beyond Utah, there are 8 communities that are also named Hatch - they are located in California, Idaho, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee and Washington.

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

Communities near Hatch ...

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

  • Panguitch [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panguitch
    • Panguitch [Garfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Hatch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,682 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panguitch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Panguitch<6>
  • Tropic [Garfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tropic
    • Tropic [Garfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Hatch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 514 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tropic
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tropic<6>
  • Bryce Canyon City [Garfield County]
  • Alton [Kane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
    • Alton [Kane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Hatch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 120 people
    • Former names for Alton:
    • Graham
    • Roundy's Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Asay [Garfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asay
      • Asay [Garfield County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Hatch
      • Asay has also been known as:
      • Asay Town
      • Asays
    • Hillsdale [Garfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsdale
      • Hillsdale [Garfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Hatch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale
    • Panguitch Fort [Garfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panguitch Fort
      • Panguitch Fort [Garfield County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Hatch
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Panguitch Fort. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>
    • Panguitch Lake Resort [Garfield County]
    • Long Valley Junction [Kane County]
    • Bryce Canyon [Garfield County]

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 Hatch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hatch.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hatch. 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 Hatch.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hatch ...

Looking for more information about Hatch? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hatch, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hatch.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Utah

About Garfield County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Garfield, 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 Hatch.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hatch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Hatch) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hatch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hatch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hatch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6519, Longitude: -112.4343       In this case, the coordinates for Hatch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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