Goodhope, on State Highway 31 two miles east of Powell in southeastern Navarro County, was established before 1900. By the early 1900s the community had a school, which in 1906 had an enrollment of eight. Goodhope in the mid-1930s consisted of a church and a number of houses. During the early 1990s Goodhope was a dispersed rural community with a church and a few scattered houses.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Goodhope is part of or belongs to the following places:

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Place type

Goodhope is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.12570780
Longitude: -96.29831100

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated