New Hope

New Hope is on Farm Road 1512 twenty-two miles southeast of Mexia in the southeastern corner of Limestone County. In the mid-1890s the school at New Hope had forty-three students. The Trinity and Brazos Valley Railway bypassed New Hope by two miles in 1906, limiting the community's chances for growth. A church and a few scattered houses marked New Hope on the county highway map in the late 1940s; only the church and a cemetery appeared on maps of the area in the 1980s.

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

No

Place type

New Hope is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.41128680
    Longitude
    -96.28135860

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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