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NEW HOPE, TX (COLLIN COUNTY)

NEW HOPE, TEXAS (Collin County). New Hope is an incorporated suburban community three miles east of McKinney in central Collin County. It was established in the early 1850s as a school and church community for area farmers. The population level remained below 100 until the mid-1960s, when it began to increase. The town reported 250 residents in 1970 and 331 in 1980. New Hope by the 1980s had become a bedroom community for residents who commuted to nearby McKinney for work. In 1990 its population was 523.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Roy Franklin Hall and Helen Gibbard Hall, Collin County: Pioneering in North Texas (Quanah, Texas: Nortex, 1975).

David Minor

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

David Minor, "NEW HOPE, TX (COLLIN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hln10), accessed September 21, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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