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Welcome to Hopewell ...

Hopewell is located in Bedford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hopewell has a population of 239 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hopewell is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Hopewell lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Hopewell: (814)

Websites for Hopewell ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bedfordcountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hopewell, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hopewell had an population of 239 people. This is an increase of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hopewell had a population of 230 people. This makes Hopewell the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 230 people, the population of Hopewell increased 3.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 222 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hopewell ...

While we believe that this Hopewell is located in Bedford County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Hopewell. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chester, Delaware and Westmoreland County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 85 communities that are also named Hopewell - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (6), Connecticut (2), Florida (2), Georgia (4), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Kansas (3), Kentucky (4), Maryland (2), Mississippi (6), Missouri (3), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (9), Texas (5), Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Hopewell ...

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

  • Bedford [Bedford County]
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    • Bedford [Bedford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Hopewell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,667 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<6>
  • Martinsburg [Blair County]
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    • Martinsburg [Blair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Hopewell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,858 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<6>
  • Everett [Bedford County]
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    • Everett [Bedford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hopewell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,717 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Everett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett<6>
  • Todd [Huntingdon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd
    • Todd [Huntingdon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hopewell
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Todd
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McConnellsburg [Fulton County]
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      • McConnellsburg [Fulton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Hopewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 999 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnellsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McConnellsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnellsburg<6>
    • Saxton [Bedford County]
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      • Saxton [Bedford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Hopewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saxton<6>
    • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County]
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      • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hopewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broad Top City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broad Top City
    • Three Springs [Huntingdon County]
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      • Three Springs [Huntingdon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hopewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Springs<6>
    • Saltillo [Huntingdon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
      • Saltillo [Huntingdon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hopewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Manns Choice [Bedford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manns Choice
      • Manns Choice [Bedford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Hopewell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 283 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manns Choice have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manns Choice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manns Choice<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hopewell ...

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

Adding Hopewell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hopewell 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 Hopewell was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Hopewell in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Bedford County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Bedford, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hopewell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hopewell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hopewell) 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 Hopewell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HopewellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopewell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0617, Longitude: -78.2375       In this case, the coordinates for Hopewell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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