Hatillo

(ah-TEE-yo)

Hatillo is known as "El Pueblo sin Sopa" (the town without soup). Hatillo was founded on June 30, 1823 by Agustín Ruiz Miranda.

Hatillo is located on the northern coast of Puerto Rico, bordering the Atlantic Ocean; north Lares and Utuado; east of Camuy; and west of Arecibo.

Today, Hatillo is the mayor producer of milk in the island and produces the third part consumed in Puerto Rico.

There are many well-known "hatillanos", among them: Velda González.

Hatillo is made up of 10 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Aibonito
  • Bayaney
  • Buena Vista
  • Campo Alegre
  • Capáez
  • Carrizales
  • Corcovado
  • Hatillo
  • Naranjito
  • Pueblo

Things to See and Do In Hatillo

Want to know what to see and do in Hatillo? Discover few ideas for exploring and enjoying the city.

What to Do and See?

Where to Eat?

Where to Stay?

Festivals and Events

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Education

There are 15 public schools in Hatillo, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.

Climate

10 Day Forecast

Symbols

Hatillo Flag

Anthem: De un mar azul en el Atlántico...

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Did You Know?

On the United States, Puerto Ricans are the second largest Hispanic origin group (4 million) (Brown and Patten, 2014), following Mexicans (34 million in 2012) and ahead of Cubans (2 million) and Salvadorans (2 million).