Hatchville, Massachusetts

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Hatchville, Massachusetts
Village
Pheasant AreaFrances A. Crane Wildlife Management Area
Pheasant Area
Frances A. Crane Wildlife Management Area
Hatchville is located in Cape Cod
Hatchville
Hatchville
Coordinates: 41°37′45″N 70°33′48″W / 41.62917°N 70.56333°W / 41.62917; -70.56333Coordinates: 41°37′45″N 70°33′48″W / 41.62917°N 70.56333°W / 41.62917; -70.56333
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Barnstable
Town Falmouth, MA
Elevation 92 ft (28 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 732
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 02536
Area code(s) 508, 774

Hatchville is a neighborhood within the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod in the United States. The mailing address for the area is East Falmouth, to the south of Hatchville.

Geography[edit]

Hatchville is located in the northern part of the town of Falmouth, on the north side of Coonamessett Pond. Massachusetts Route 151 (Nathan Ellis Highway) runs through the community, leading east into Mashpee and west to North Falmouth, ending at Massachusetts Route 28 in each direction. The elevation of Hatchville is 92 feet (28 m) above sea level. Hatchville is a very small village that is mainly made up of rural, low-populated land. The Otis Air National Guard Base is located on the northern edge of Hatchville on the border with the neighboring town of Sandwich and Bourne.

The Barnstable County Fairgrounds are located in Hatchville near the Mashpee town line and host many types of shows, auctions, events, and fairs, including the Barnstable County Fair, the largest annual fair in Barnstable County, during the last week of July every year.

Hatchville is the home of the Frances A. Crane Wildlife Area, one of the largest wildlife preserves on Cape Cod. The wildlife preserve is located on the south side of Route 151 in the east part of Hatchville.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Paul Harney, PGA golf player, 1974 PGA Professional of the Year, resided in Hatchville and owned and created his own golf course in Hatchville