Hopewell City of Hopewell, Virginia

Hopewell: Independent city in Virginia, United States


Hopewell is a city located in the county of City of Hopewell in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,591 and a population density of 807 people per km². After 5 years in 2015 city had an estimated population of 22,378 inhabitants.

The city was created 108 years ago in 1913.

Hopewell Quick Facts

Population : 22,378 (2015)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : City of Hopewell
Postal code : 23860
Phone Area Codes : 804
Area : 27.98 km2
Altitude : 164 feet / 50 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1914 (108 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:14:50 (26th September 2022)
Density : 800 Pop. per km² as of 2015
Population growth : -0.95% (2010-2015)
Hopewell locator map
Location of Hopewell on Virginia map.
City Point  Virginia during the Civil War image
City Point Virginia during the Civil War
City Point  Virginia during the Civil War image


Hopewell is located at 37°18'16"N 77°17'14"W (37.3043200, -77.2872000). It has 2 neighbors: Charles City County and Prince George County.

Hopewell map

Hopewell has 2 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Hopewell decreased by 0.95% in 5 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,591 - census
2011 22,519 -0.32% estimation process
2012 22,356 -0.73% estimation process
2013 22,163 -0.87% estimation process
2015 22,378 0.96% demographic balance

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People born in Hopewell (17)

People born in Hopewell, including Virginia politician Joel Broyhill, politician John Randolph of Roanoke, author of children's books and librarian Cynthia Rylant, .


  • H. Vinson Synan (American historian) he was born in 01/12/1934
  • John T. Fey (American university President) he was born in 10/03/1917
  • P. J. Berry (American football player) he was born in 18/12/1982
  • Rebecca Beach Smith (United States federal judge) she was born in 01/01/1949
  • Sam Bass (artist) he was born in 20/11/1961
  • Abraham Charnes (American mathematician and economist) he was born in 04/09/1917
  • Michael B. Watson (Virginia politician) he was born in 19/09/1961
  • Matt Garstka (American drummer) he was born in 27/04/1989
  • C. Hardaway Marks (American politician) he was born in 31/01/1921
  • Steve Heretick he was born in 29/05/1960
  • Bettina Ring she was born in 16/10/1963
  • Nelson Barclift he was born in 14/09/1917
  • Doris McGraw Cobb (World War II and Vietnam War veteran) she was born in 01/01/1922
  • Beverly Barksdale Sheppe (American Red Cross Volunteer) she was born in 01/01/1919

Schools in Hopewell

College & universities near Hopewell, VA

Code Name City ZIP
437769 Chester Career College CHESTER (VA) 23836

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hopewell, VA

Code Name Address Type
PTB Petersburg station 3516 South Street RAIL
RVM Richmond Main Street Station 1500 East Main Street RAIL
RVR Richmond Staples Mill Road station 7519 Staples Mill Road RAIL
WBG Williamsburg Transportation Center 468 North Boundary Street RAIL
ASD Ashland 112 North Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Hopewell

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hopewell Post Office Hopewell (VA) 23860

Other places with the same name (6)

Distance to Other Cities

Hopewell distances to largest Virginia cities