Hatfield is a borough a cozy suburb located in the northern section of Montgomery County, The Court of Quarter Sessions of Philadelphia County confirmed Hatfield Township on March 9, 1730. Foklore suggests that the township was named for Welsh immigrant John Hatfield, but it is more likely named after a village in Hertfordshire, England.
The population was 3,290 at the time of the 2010 census,.66.6% White, 4.1% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 23.5% Asian, and 2.9% were two or more races. 6.8% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry
Hatfeild is part of the North Penn School District
Hatfield Township lost 300 acres with the incorporation of Lansdale and Hatfield Boroughs. A change from a Second Class to a First Class Township and the swearing in of the first Hatfield Township Board of Commissioners in 1957 prevented further annexations by neighboring boroughs.