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NEW HOPE, TEXAS (Jones County). New Hope is on Farm Road 1226 three miles south of Stamford in north central Jones County. It had two businesses and a population of ten in the early 1930s. By 1940 it had grown to forty residents, but that number had declined to twenty-five by 1980 and remained at that level in 1990. At that time its old cemetery was still maintained. In 2000 the population was nine.

William R. Hunt


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

William R. Hunt, "NEW HOPE, TX (JONES COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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