Settlement of Hatch

Settlement of Hatch (HM1F2Z)

Location: Hatch, UT 84735 Garfield County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 38.979', W 112° 26.077'

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In 1872 Meltiar Hatch settled at the head of the Sevier River, near the junction of Mammoth and Asay Creeks. He engaged in stock raising and operated a water-power saw mill. Soon other settlers came. Land was surveyed and irrigation ditches dug. Lime was burned by Neils P. Clove. First school was in the Hatch home, Abram Workman teacher. 1888 the Asay post office was transferred to Hatch, Neils Ivor Clove, Postmaster. In 1892 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized Mammoth Ward, Aaron Asay, Bishop. 1899 the Ward name was changed to Hatch. 1901 to 1904, the town was moved to the present site under leadership of Bishop Rosmus Lynn.

Written on cabin: Represents first public building erected about 1890
HM NumberHM1F2Z
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number292
Year Placed1964
Placed ByCamp Hatch, Daughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 373444 N 4167912
Decimal Degrees37.64965000, -112.43461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.979', W 112° 26.077'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 58.74" N, 112° 26' 4.62" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-80 00 N South St, Hatch UT 84735, US
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