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Hatcher, West Virginia
(Mercer County)

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Welcome to Hatcher ...

Hatcher is located in Mercer County<1>.

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

Hatcher is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Hatcher: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Hatcher ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Hatcher: This one is located in Mercer County and the other is located in Wyoming County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 7 communities that are also named Hatcher - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Hatcher ...

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

  • Bluefield [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluefield
    • Bluefield [Mercer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hatcher
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,629 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<6>
  • Princeton [Mercer County]
  • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluefield
    • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Hatcher
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<6>
  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
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    • Narrows [Giles County]
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      • Narrows [Giles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Hatcher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Narrows
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<6>
    • Pembroke [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Hatcher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<6>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Hatcher
      • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
    • Bramwell [Mercer 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 Hatcher. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hatcher.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hatcher ...

Looking for more information about Hatcher? 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 Hatcher, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hatcher.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Mercer, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hatcher - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hatcher) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hatcher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3660, Longitude: -80.9781       In this case, the coordinates for Hatcher 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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