Hatchettville

Hatchettville, a farming community on Farm Road 3236 some nine miles northeast of Sulphur Springs in northeastern Hopkins County, was named for E. L. Hatchet, who opened a store a half mile east of the Independence schoolhouse in 1908. The store later closed, and by the mid-1930s the community had only a few widely scattered farmhouses. In the late 1980s Hatchettville was a dispersed rural community.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Hatchettville is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.25997400
    Longitude
    -95.53032600

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Hatchettville by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
20 2009 Local Officials