Message from Mayor Andy Nuñez

As we enter 2021 we are still battling the COVID 19 pandemic, let us keep on doing our best in maintaining safe distancing, wearing a mask, wash our hands often, and keep you and our families safe. If you have not received the COVID 19 vaccine, please register with the Department of Health at or by calling 1-855-600-3453.

You can pay your utility bills at our offices located at 133 N. Franklin Street in Hatch, New Mexico. Or by calling our offices at (575)267-5216, office hours are 8:00am until 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Or pay online at: or after hours call (866)301-6884.

NM Department of Motor Vehicles are open, no appointments are necessary.

Mayor Andy Nuñez


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.