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Hope, West Virginia

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The location of Hope

Welcome to Hope ...

So far, we have found very little information about Hope. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Hope to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Hope, please Contact Us.

Hope would have been located within present day Braxton County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Hope is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Hope was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Hope once stood is in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Hope ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hope and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Arnett   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Burnsville   [Map]   490   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Flatwoods   [Map]   270   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   873   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hope.

Communities Also Named Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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 Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Hope. 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 Hope. 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 Hope.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hope:

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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 Hope, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>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- Hope) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7987, Longitude: -80.8126     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hope.

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