Effective March 16, 2020 our doors will be closed to the general public until further notice. We are limiting all in-person contact due to concerns about the COVID 19 public health emergency.

All Village of Hatch business should be conducted via telephone (575)267-5216 or email: eporras@villageofhatch.org or bctorres@villageofhatch.org or annunez@zianet.com . If you would like to make a payment you may drop your payment in the night drop box located outside our office or call us between 8:00am until 5:00pm to pay with a credit or debit card.

Thank you,

Elizabeth J. Porras, CMC
Clerk Treasurer
PO Box 220
Hatch NM 87937


The Village of Hatch is located in northern Dona Ana County in New Mexico just 37 miles northwest of Las Cruces. The population within the village limits is 1,648 and the elevation of Hatch is 4,058 feet. Colonias associated with the Village of Hatch include Garfield, Milagro, Placitas, Rincon, Rodey, and Salem. The Village of Hatch was incorporated with the state of New Mexico in 1928. Hatch is most known for being the CHILE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD and holds its annual Chile Festival on Labor Day weekend at the Village of Hatch Airport a few miles southwest on Highway 26.