Hatfield Township is a township in 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 17,249 at the 2010 census, 75.6% White, 4.5% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 16.3% Asian, 0.1% Native Hawaiian, and 2.1% were two or more races. 3.8% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry
All of Hatfield Township land is in the Delaware watershed and is drained mainly by the West Branch Neshaminy Creek
Hatfield Township Communities
Colmar (also in Montgomery Township)
Fortuna (also in Montgomery Township)
Line Lexington (also in Bucks County)
Oak Park (also in Towamencin Township)
Unionville (also in Bucks County.)
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.
Hatfield township Parks
Hatfield Township is serviced by North Penn School District
Hatfield Township Website