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Welcome to New Hope ...

The city of New Hope is located in Madison County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of New Hope, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1827.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Hope has a population of 2,916 people<2> (see below for details).

New Hope is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: New Hope lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from New Hope (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for New Hope: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for New Hope: 35760<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Hope had an population of 2,916 people. This is an increase of 3.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Hope had a population of 2,810 people. This makes New Hope the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of New Hope represents 0.06% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,810 people, the population of New Hope increased 10.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,539 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Hope.

Communities Also Named New Hope ...

While we believe that this New Hope is located in Madison County, we know of another 11 Alabama communities named New Hope. Those communities are located in the following counties: Coffee, Crenshaw, Cullman, Fayette, Jackson, Lauderdale, Limestone, Marion, Morgan, Randolph and Shelby County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 119 communities that are also named New Hope - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (11), California, Florida (4), Georgia (8), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (8), Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (11), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (17), Texas (15), Virginia (4), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Hope.

Communities near New Hope ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Hope.

  • Huntsville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Guntersville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntersville
    • Guntersville is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,676 people
    • Former names for Guntersville:
    • Gunter's Ferry
    • Gunter's Landing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville <6>
  • Arab
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arab
    • Arab is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,406 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arab <6>
  • Owens' Cross Roads
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
    • Owens' Cross Roads is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,233 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads <6>
  • Grant
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Gurley
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Woodville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Pleasant Groves
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Groves
    • Pleasant Groves is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
  • Langston
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langston
    • Langston is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langston <6>
  • Paint Rock
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paint Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paint Rock
    • Paint Rock is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 196 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Hope. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Hope.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Hope. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around New Hope.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Hope. See our Newspapers Page for New Hope.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Hope ...

Looking for more information about New Hope? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for New Hope, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Hope.

Adding New Hope to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Hope in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for New Hope was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the New Hope post office opened in 1827.

We also found New Hope in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for New Hope.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Hope. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Hope.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Hope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as New Hope). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Hope or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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