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Hope, New Mexico
(Eddy County)

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Welcome to Hope ...

The village of Hope is located in Eddy County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hope has a population of 106 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hope is 4,090 feet [1,247 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Hope is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Hope lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Hope, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Hope: (575)

The ZIP code for Hope: 88250<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hope had an population of 106 people. This is an increase of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hope had a population of 105 people. This makes Hope the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 105 people, the population of Hope decreased 1.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 107 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Hope: This one is located in Eddy County and the other is located in Union County.

Beyond New Mexico, there are 47 communities that are also named Hope - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, 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 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 7 communities that are near Hope.

  • Artesia [Eddy County]
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    • Artesia [Eddy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Hope
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Artesia<6>
  • Lake Arthur [Chaves County]
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    • Lake Arthur [Chaves County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Hope
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Arthur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Arthur<6>
  • Dunken [Chaves County] - Historic
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    • Dunken [Chaves County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the west of Hope
  • Hagerman [Chaves County]
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    • Hagerman [Chaves County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hope
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerman<6>
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Dexter [Chaves County]
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      • Dexter [Chaves County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hope
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter<6>
    • Carlsbad [Eddy County]
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      • Carlsbad [Eddy County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Hope
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlsbad
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlsbad<6>
    • Pinon [Otero County]

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 5 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.

Adding Hope to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hope 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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Eddy, 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 village (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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HopeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8105, Longitude: -104.7326    
<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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