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.

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Currently Exists


Place type

Hatchettville is classified as a Town


Latitude: 33.25997400
Longitude: -95.53032600

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009