Coordinates: 17°27′N 88°23′W / 17.450°N 88.383°W / 17.450; -88.383
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Hattieville is located in Belize
Coordinates: 17°27′N 88°23′W / 17.450°N 88.383°W / 17.450; -88.383
Country Belize
DistrictBelize District
ConstituencyBelize Rural Central
 • Total1,300 (est.)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)

Hattieville is a village in the Belize District of the nation of Belize. It is located at 17N 88W, at an elevation of 196 feet (60 meters) above mean sea level, and has a population of about 1,300 people. Hattieville was established as a refugee camp after Hurricane Hattie made many people homeless in Belize City when it hit in 1961, but it became a permanent town.

Operation New Horizons 2007 built two additional school rooms onto the Hattieville government school between 17 March - 12 May 2007. This mission was under the command of the Louisiana Army National Guard.

Belize Central Prison (formerly Hattieville Prison) is in Hattieville. It is the only prison in Belize.[1]


At the time of the 2010 census, Hattieville had a population of 2,344. Of these, 73.7% were Creole, 9.8% Mixed, 8.2% Mestizo, 3.6% Garifuna, 1.4% East Indian, 1.2% Mopan Maya, 0.6% Ketchi Maya, 0.2% African, 0.1% Caucasian and 0.2% others.[2]


  1. ^ "Life behind bars at Belize Central Prison." News 5 Belize. August 12, 2008. Retrieved on Wednesday April 11, 2012.
  2. ^ Population & Housing Census 2010 [1]

17°27′N 88°23′W / 17.450°N 88.383°W / 17.450; -88.383