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Welcome to the town of

HATILLO , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Nuestra Señora del Carmen

The town of HATILLO in Puerto Rico was founded in 1823 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 42,483 .
The zipcode is 00659

Housing units : 13929
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The Wards (Barrios) are:

Aibonito, Bayaney, Buena Vista, Campo Alegre, Capáez, Carrizales, Corcovado, Hatillo y Naranjito.

Location of HATILLO in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Hatillo (ah-TEE-yo) is a municipality located on Puerto Rico's north coast, bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Lares and Utuado to the south, Camuy to the east, and Arecibo to the west. According to the 2000 US Census Hatillo is spread over 9 wards and Hatillo Pueblo (

Town History

Originally, Hatillo consisted of a lot of approximately ten "cuerdas" (a cuerda is less than an acre). Agustín Ruíz Miranda granted these cuerdas with the condition that public buildings be erected and wide streets be built and the remaining land be sold or yielded for homes and nothing else. [edit] Flag The flag consists of three broad stripes - Blue, Yellow and Green: Blue represents the sea, yellow represents the material and artistic wealth of the town and green represents the vegetation of its fields in all its territorial extension. a [edit] Coat of Arms On top of the shield is a gold crown with three towers over a silver field a Custard Apple tree (annona reticulata) and a field with two cows in gold which is over eight blue and silver-plated waves. At the center is a shield of "La Orden del Carmen". Under the shield as a motto the inscription, Hatillo Del Corazón

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