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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Hopewell.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Hopewell to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Hopewell to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Hopewell to:

  • Heflin [Map], which is the Seat of Cleburne County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West. If you could walk a straight line from Hopewell to Heflin, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 102 miles [164.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take three full days and walking would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 589 miles [947.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 34 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,486 miles [10,438.2 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,192 miles [11,574.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,069 miles [8,157.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Hopewell ...

We have found 85 communities that share the name Hopewell.

Within Alabama, there are 5 communities which are also named Hopewell. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 80 communities in the United States and Canada - with 83 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Blount County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Blount County   [Map]
Distance: About 75 miles [120.7 km] to the Northwest

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Cherokee County   [Map]
Distance: About 44 miles [70.8 km] to the North Northwest

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Hopewell, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 63 miles [101.4 km] to the Northwest

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 91 miles [146.5 km] to the West

Lee County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 76 miles [122.3 km] to the South


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Arkansas

Baxter County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Baxter County   [Map]
Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the West Northwest

Boone County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Boone County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the West Northwest

Cleburne County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Cleburne County   [Map]
Distance: About 399 miles [642.1 km] to the West Northwest

Greene County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Greene County   [Map]
Distance: About 334 miles [537.5 km] to the Northwest

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 361 miles [581 km] to the West Northwest

Pike County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Pike County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 468 miles [753.2 km] to the West

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Connecticut

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the Northeast

Hartford County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Hartford County   [Map]
Distance: About 891 miles [1,433.9 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the South Southeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 251 miles [403.9 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Camden County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 279 miles [449 km] to the Southeast

Cherokee County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Cherokee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Cherokee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Fulton County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Fulton County   [Map]
Distance: About 72 miles [115.9 km] to the East Northeast

Harris County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Harris County   [Map]
Distance: About 61 miles [98.2 km] to the South Southeast

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Illinois

Marshall County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 554 miles [891.6 km] to the North Northwest

Mercer County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Mercer County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mercer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Indiana

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Hopewell, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 528 miles [849.7 km] to the North

Johnson County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 406 miles [653.4 km] to the North

Ripley County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Ripley County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ripley County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kansas

Johnson County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Johnson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Johnson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Pratt County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Pratt County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 814 miles [1,310 km] to the West Northwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Washington County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Washington County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Green County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Green County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Green County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Greenup County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Greenup County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the North Northeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 313 miles [503.7 km] to the North

Laurel County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Laurel County   [Map]
Distance: About 243 miles [391.1 km] to the North Northeast

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Maryland

Howard County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Howard County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the Northeast

Somerset County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Somerset County   [Map]
Distance: About 614 miles [988.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Mississippi

Benton County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 228 miles [366.9 km] to the West Northwest

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Calhoun County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Calhoun County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Clay County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 km] to the West

Copiah County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Copiah County   [Map]
Distance: About 303 miles [487.6 km] to the West Southwest

Covington County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the West Southwest

Marion County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 295 miles [474.8 km] to the West Southwest

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Missouri

Mississippi County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Mississippi County
Although located in Mississippi County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Warren County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Warren County   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the Northwest

Washington County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the Northwest

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New Jersey

Mercer County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Mercer County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mercer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Mexico

Rio Arriba County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Rio Arriba County
This community is historic.
Although located in Rio Arriba County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Dutchess County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Dutchess County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dutchess County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ontario County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Ontario County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ontario County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

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Distance: About 1,927 miles [3,101.2 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Mecklenburg County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Mecklenburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 289 miles [465.1 km] to the East Northeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 240 miles [386.2 km] to the East Northeast

Wayne County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

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Distance: About 1,450 miles [2,333.5 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Guernsey County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Guernsey County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jefferson County

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Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the North Northeast

Lucas County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Lucas County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lucas County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Muskingum County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Muskingum County   [Map]
Distance: About 471 miles [758 km] to the North Northeast

Seneca County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Seneca County
This community is historic.
Although located in Seneca County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Atoka County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Atoka County   [Map]
Distance: About 630 miles [1,013.9 km] to the West

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Oregon

Yamhill County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Yamhill County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,139 miles [3,442.4 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the Northeast

Chester County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 669 miles [1,076.7 km] to the Northeast

Delaware County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Delaware County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Delaware County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Westmoreland County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Westmoreland County   [Map]
Distance: About 555 miles [893.2 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Williamsburg County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Williamsburg County   [Map]
Distance: About 342 miles [550.4 km] to the East

York County

Our profile page for Hopewell, York County   [Map]
Distance: About 241 miles [387.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 114 miles [183.5 km] to the North Northeast

Cannon County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Cannon County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 150 miles [241.4 km] to the North Northwest

Carroll County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 241 miles [387.9 km] to the Northwest

Claiborne County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Claiborne County   [Map]
Distance: About 229 miles [368.5 km] to the North Northeast

Davidson County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 192 miles [309 km] to the North Northwest

Decatur County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Decatur County   [Map]
Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the Northwest

Gibson County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Gibson County   [Map]
Distance: About 269 miles [432.9 km] to the Northwest

Maury County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Maury County   [Map]
Distance: About 160 miles [257.5 km] to the Northwest

Tipton County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Tipton County   [Map]
Distance: About 284 miles [457.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Texas

Franklin County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 564 miles [907.7 km] to the West

Houston County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Houston County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the West Southwest

Lamar County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Lamar County   [Map]
Distance: About 588 miles [946.3 km] to the West

Leon County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Leon County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the West

Red River County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Red River County
Although located in Red River County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Virginia

Fauquier County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Fauquier County   [Map]
Distance: About 559 miles [899.6 km] to the Northeast

Hopewell City

Our profile page for Hopewell, Hopewell City   [Map]
Distance: About 520 miles [836.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

Clark County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Clark County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clark County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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West Virginia

Barbour County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Barbour County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 392 miles [630.9 km] to the Northeast

Marion County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 498 miles [801.5 km] to the North Northeast

Preston County

Our profile page for Hopewell, Preston County   [Map]
Distance: About 522 miles [840.1 km] to the Northeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Hopewell. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hopewell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopewell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6321, Longitude: -85.3827     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hopewell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Hopewell to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 312.835 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.332 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.706 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Hopewell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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