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Welcome to Hope ...

The city of Hope is located in Hempstead County<1> and is the County Seat for Hempstead County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hope has a population of 9,599 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hope.

Hope is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hope: (870)

The ZIP codes for Hope: 71801-71802<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hope had an population of 9,599 people. This is a decrease of 4.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hope had a population of 10,095 people (or 44.65% of the total population of Hempstead County). This makes Hope the county's most populous community.

The population of Hope represents 0.35% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,095 people, the population of Hope decreased 4.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,616 people).

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

Adding Hope to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Hope elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hope on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 47 communities that are also named Hope - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hope ...

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

  • Prescott [Nevada County]
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    • Prescott [Nevada County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<6>
  • Emmet [Nevada County]
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    • Emmet [Nevada County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmet have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmet
  • Blevins [Hempstead County]
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    • Blevins [Hempstead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blevins have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Rosston [Nevada County]
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    • Rosston [Nevada County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosston
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fulton [Hempstead County]
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      • Fulton [Hempstead County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Washington [Hempstead County]
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      • Washington [Hempstead County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
    • Willisville [Nevada County]
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      • Willisville [Nevada County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willisville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willisville
    • Bodcaw [Nevada County]
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      • Bodcaw [Nevada County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bodcaw
    • McCaskill [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaskill
      • McCaskill [Hempstead County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaskill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaskill
    • Ozan [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozan
      • Ozan [Hempstead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 81 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozan

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 Hope. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hope.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of 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 Hope.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hope. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hope.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hope ...

Looking for more information about 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 Hope, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hope.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Hempstead County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Hempstead, 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 Hope.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Hope). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hope or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Hope includes: 71801 & 71802.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hope) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hope. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6670, Longitude: -93.5916    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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