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Mount Hope, West Virginia
Welcome to Mount Hope ...
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 1,277 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Hope.
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
Area codes for Mount Hope: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Hope had an population of 1,277 people. This is a decrease of 9.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.12% 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 total 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.
Adding Mount Hope to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mount Hope 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 Mount Hope was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mount Hope on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Hope on our Genealogy Page.
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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Aug 2021