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Mount Hope, West Virginia
(Fayette County)

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The location of Mount Hope

Welcome to Mount Hope ...

The city of Mount Hope is located in Fayette County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Hope: Mt. Hope

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Mount Hope has a population of 1,310 people<2> (see below for details).

Mount Hope is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<3>.

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)<4>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 1,487 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Mount Hope had an population of 1,310 people. This is a decrease of 7.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.9% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mount Hope ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mount Hope and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lester   [Map]   323   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Mount 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 Mount 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 Mount Hope.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Hope.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount 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 from Point A (ie- Mount Hope) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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