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New Hope, West Virginia
(Mercer County)

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The location of New Hope

Welcome to New Hope ...

New Hope is located in Mercer County.

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

New Hope is 2,460 feet [750 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of New Hope is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for New Hope: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near New 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 New Hope and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   362   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   SW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named New Hope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named New Hope: This one is located in Mercer County and the other is located in Morgan County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 119 communities that are also named New Hope - they are located in Alabama (12), Arizona, Arkansas (11), California, Florida (4), Georgia (8), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (8), Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (11), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (17), Texas (15), Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Hope ...

Looking for more information about New 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.

Looking for more information about New 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to New Hope, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for New Hope.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 37.3390, Longitude: -81.1665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Hope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Hope.

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