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Welcome to Mount Hope ...

The city of Mount Hope is located in Fayette County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Hope: Mt. Hope

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Hope has a population of 1,274 people<3> (see below for details).

Mount Hope is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Mount Hope: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Hope had an population of 1,274 people. This is a decrease of 9.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Hope had a population of 1,414 people. This makes Mount Hope the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mount Hope represents 0.08% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,414 people, the population of Mount Hope decreased 4.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,487 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mount Hope ...

While we believe that this Mount Hope is located in Fayette County, we know of another 3 West Virginia communities named Mount Hope. Those communities are located in the following counties: Boone, Roane and Wood County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 43 communities that are also named Mount Hope - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (3), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (7), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (2), Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mount Hope ...

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

  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Mount Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<7>
  • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Mount Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<7>
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Mount Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<7>
  • Ansted [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
    • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Mount Hope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Mount Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Mount Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<7>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Mount Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<7>
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Mount Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
    • Pax [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pax
      • Pax [Fayette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Mount Hope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pax

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Hope ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Fayette County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Fayette, 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 Mount Hope.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Hope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Hope) 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 Mount Hope. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Hope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8915, Longitude: -81.1623       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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