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NEW HOPE, TEXAS (Franklin County). New Hope is on Farm Road 1448 eight miles northeast of Winnsboro in southeastern Franklin County. In 1896 it had a one-room, one-teacher school that served seventy-seven white children. During the 1930s the New Hope had two schools, a store, a church, and several houses. The only population figures available are those of the 1940s, when the population was estimated at twenty. In 1988 New Hope had a church and a few widely scattered houses.

Cecil Harper, Jr.


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

Cecil Harper, Jr., "NEW HOPE, TX (FRANKLIN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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