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Welcome to Good Hope ...

So far, we found very little information about Good Hope. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Good Hope to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Good Hope, please Contact Us.

Good Hope would have been located within present day Grady County<2>.

The location of Good Hope has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Good Hope has a population of 300 people<4> (see below for details).

While the community is gone, the present day location for Good Hope is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: The area where Good Hope was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Good Hope (for example, toward Sneads (FL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

If Good Hope still existed, it would have been in the (229) area code.

Communities Also Named Good Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Georgia communities named Good Hope: This one is located in Grady County and the other is located in Walton County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 32 communities that are also named Good Hope - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Mississippi (5), Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Good Hope ...

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

  • Thomasville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Cairo
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Havana
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havana
    • Havana is located in Gadsden County (FL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,695 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana <6>
  • Ochlocknee
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ochlocknee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ochlocknee
    • Ochlocknee is located in Thomas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 678 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ochlocknee <6>
  • Whigham
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Attapulgus
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Woodland
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
    • Woodland is located in Grady County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
  • Climax
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Midway
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
    • Midway is located in Grady County
  • Calvary
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Good Hope, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Grady, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Good Hope.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Good Hope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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