Of Saxo origin, civil parish and town, Hatfield is located in Hertfordshire, England. Built as one of the post-war New Towns around London, Hatfield has a population of 29,616.
Places of interest in Hatfield include the Jacobean country Hatfield House, set within the large Great Park, the restored and fully working 18th century watermill in Hatfield's Mill Green Museum and The Galleria outlet shopping mall, cinema and plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from. Movie buffs may also wish to visit Hatfield Business Park, former de Haviland plant, which was used for the filming of the movie, Saving Private Ryan and the Band of Brothers TV series.
Historical residents of Hatfield include Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, the fifth Marquess of Salisbury, Prime Minister Henry John Temple, Queen Elizabeth I, who lived at Hatfield House, and first Baron Mount George Stephen, who lived at Brocket Hall.