Hopewell

Hopewell, a farming community eight miles northwest of Pennington on U. S. Highway 287 in east central Houston County, was established before 1900. In the mid-1930s the settlement had a church and a number of houses. Although after World War II many of its residents moved away, in the mid-1960s the community still had a church, a school, and a few widely scattered houses. In the early 1990s Hopewell was a dispersed rural community. In 2000 the population was twenty-two.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Hopewell is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.25851490
    Longitude
    -95.36188730

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Hopewell by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
22 2009 Local Officials