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Welcome to New Hope ...

New Hope is located in Lowndes County<1>.

The location of New Hope has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

New Hope is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for New Hope: (662)

Adding New 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 New 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 New 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 New Hope on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named New Hope ...

While we believe that this New Hope is located in Lowndes County, we know of another 7 Mississippi communities named New Hope. Those communities are located in the following counties: Attala, Franklin, Harrison, Marion, Prentiss, Tippah and Yalobusha County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 119 communities that are also named New Hope - they are located in Alabama (12), Arizona, Arkansas (11), California, Florida (4), Georgia (8), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, 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.

  • Columbus [Lowndes County]
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    • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of New Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,573 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
  • Reform [Pickens County]
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    • Reform [Pickens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of New Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reform have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reform
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reform<5>
  • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
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    • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of New Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<5>
  • Millport [Lamar County]
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    • Millport [Lamar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of New Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carrollton [Pickens County]
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      • Carrollton [Pickens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of New Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 943 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Pickensville [Pickens County]
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      • Pickensville [Pickens County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of New Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickensville
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
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      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of New Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Ethelsville [Pickens County]
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      • Ethelsville [Pickens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of New Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 73 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ethelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethelsville
    • Stafford [Pickens County]
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      • Stafford [Pickens County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of New Hope
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford
    • Macedonia [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macedonia
      • Macedonia [Pickens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of New Hope
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to New Hope, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for New Hope.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Lowndes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Hope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- New 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 New Hope. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Hope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4682, Longitude: -88.3267       In this case, the coordinates for New Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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