Location in Ireland
|Coordinates: 52°51′50″N 6°33′25″W / 52.8639°N 6.5569°WCoordinates: 52°51′50″N 6°33′25″W / 52.8639°N 6.5569°W|
|County||County Carlow, County Wicklow|
|Elevation||166 m (545 ft)|
|Time zone||WET (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||IST (WEST) (UTC-1)|
|Irish Grid Reference||S972801|
It is located on the R747 regional road at its junction with the R727. The River Derreen flows westwards just north of the town and the River Derry rises just south of the town. Hacketstown was the scene of a battle during the 1798 rebellion.
William Presley, an ancestor of Elvis Presley, was a resident of the town before emigrating to America over 200 years ago.