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1890 Communities Near New Hope ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find New Hope in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of New Hope.

  • Barhamsville (New Kent County)
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    • Barhamsville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 236 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Barhamsville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barhamsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barhamsville<4>
  • Bermuda Hundred (Chesterfield County) - Historic
    • While Bermuda Hundred was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bermuda Hundred
    • Bermuda Hundred was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of New Hope and is located in Chesterfield County
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 112 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bermuda Hundred had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Bermuda Hundred. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
  • Brandon (Prince George County)
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    • Brandon lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of New Hope and is located in Prince George County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Brandon had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brandon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
  • Burrowsville (Prince George County)
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    • Burrowsville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of New Hope and is located in Prince George County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 67 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Burrowsville had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Claremont (Surry County)
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    • Claremont lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of New Hope and is located in Surry County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 209 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Claremont had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
  • Cotman (Henrico County) - Historic
    • While Cotman was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotman
    • Cotman was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of New Hope and is located in Henrico County
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cotman had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Dispatch (New Kent County) - Historic
    • While Dispatch was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dispatch
    • Dispatch was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 17 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dispatch had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dispatch have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Elko (Henrico County)
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    • Elko lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of New Hope and is located in Henrico County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Elko had a post office and railroad service
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  • Garysville (Prince George County)
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    • Garysville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of New Hope and is located in Prince George County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Garysville had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Glendale (Henrico County)
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    • Glendale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of New Hope and is located in Henrico County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 22 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Glendale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
  • Holdcroft (Charles City County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holdcroft
    • Holdcroft lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of New Hope and is located in Charles City County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Holdcroft had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holdcroft have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holdcroft
  • Lanexa (New Kent County)
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    • Lanexa lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lanexa had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lanexa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanexa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lanexa<4>
  • Meadowville (Chesterfield County)
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    • Meadowville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of New Hope and is located in Chesterfield County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Mountcastle (New Kent County)
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    • Mountcastle lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mountcastle had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountcastle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountcastle
  • Newville (Prince George County)
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    • Newville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of New Hope and is located in Prince George County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 309 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Newville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newville
  • Providence Forge (New Kent County)
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    • Providence Forge lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Providence Forge had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Providence Forge<4>
  • Quinton (New Kent County)
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    • Quinton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 7 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Quinton had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinton<4>
  • Roxbury (Charles City County)
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    • Roxbury lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of New Hope and is located in Charles City County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 10 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Roxbury had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
  • Ruthville (Charles City County)
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    • Ruthville lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of New Hope and is located in Charles City County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ruthville had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Savedge (Surry County)
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    • Savedge lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of New Hope and is located in Surry County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Savedge had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savedge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savedge
  • Shirley (Charles City County)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shirley
    • Shirley lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of New Hope and is located in Charles City County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Shirley had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shirley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shirley
  • Spring Grove (Surry County)
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    • Spring Grove lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of New Hope and is located in Surry County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 53 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Spring Grove had a post office and railroad service
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  • Tallysville (New Kent County)
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    • Tallysville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tallysville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallysville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallysville
  • Tettington (Charles City County)
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    • Tettington lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of New Hope and is located in Charles City County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tettington had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tettington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tettington
  • Toano (James City County)
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    • Toano lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of New Hope and is located in James City County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 250 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Toano had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toano have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toano<4>
  • Walkers (New Kent County)
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    • Walkers lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of New Hope and is located in New Kent County
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Walkers had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkers
  • Westover (Charles City County)
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    • Westover lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of New Hope and is located in Charles City County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Westover had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
  • Weyanoke (Charles City County)
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    • Weyanoke lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of New Hope and is located in Charles City County
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Weyanoke had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weyanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weyanoke

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About Charles City County

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The official website for Charles City County: www.co.charles-city.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

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 New Hope, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Hope) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3413, Longitude: -77.0614       In this case, the coordinates for New Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 


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