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Hopewell, Virginia

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Welcome to Hopewell ...

The location of Hopewell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hopewell has a population of 22,596 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Hopewell is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hopewell: (804)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hopewell had a population of 22,591 people.

The population of Hopewell represents 0.28% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,591 people, the population of Hopewell increased 1.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,354 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hopewell had an population of 22,596 people (or an increase of 1.08% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Hopewell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Hopewell: This one is located in and the other is located in Fauquier County.

Beyond Virginia, 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, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (9), Texas (5), Washington and West Virginia (4).

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

Websites for Hopewell ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hopewell. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hopewell. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Hopewell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Richmond   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Hopewell

Located in Richmond City

Petersburg   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Hopewell

Located in Petersburg City

Colonial Heights   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Hopewell

Located in Colonial Heights City

Claremont   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the East (E) of Hopewell

Located in Surry County

Garysville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Hopewell

Located in Prince George County

Bollinger Estates   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Hopewell

Located in Chesterfield County

Braebrook Village   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Hopewell

Located in Chesterfield County

Chester   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Hopewell

Located in Chesterfield County

Ettrick   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Hopewell

Located in Chesterfield County

Varina   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Hopewell

Located in Henrico County

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Hopewell.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hopewell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hopewell - 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 from Point A (ie- Hopewell) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopewell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3043, Longitude: -77.2872     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hopewell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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