Good Hope, Ohio

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Good Hope, Ohio
Census-designated place
Looking north on Ohio Highway 753 in Good Hope
Looking north on Ohio Highway 753 in Good Hope
Good Hope is located in Ohio
Good Hope
Good Hope
Good Hope is located in the US
Good Hope
Good Hope
Coordinates: 39°26′49″N 83°21′53″W / 39.44694°N 83.36472°W / 39.44694; -83.36472Coordinates: 39°26′49″N 83°21′53″W / 39.44694°N 83.36472°W / 39.44694; -83.36472
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fayette
Township Wayne
Area
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.95 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.95 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 234
 • Density 311/sq mi (120.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-30828[2]
GNIS feature ID 1064739[3]

Good Hope is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in central Wayne Township, Fayette County, Ohio, United States.[3] As of the 2010 census the population was 234.[2]

It lies at the intersection of State Route 753 with Washington-Good Hope and Camp Grove Roads. Indian Creek, which meets Paint Creek slightly more than 2 miles (3 km) to the south, runs on the western edge of Good Hope. It is located midway between Greenfield and Washington Court House, the county seat of Fayette County.

Good Hope was platted in 1849, although a small village had already existed there for some time.[4] The community is said to derive its name from Good Hope, Pennsylvania, the native home of a share of the early settlers.[5] A post office was established at Good Hope in 1851, and remained in operation until 1965.[6]

It was only in 2012 that Good Hope had a waste treatment plant.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Good Hope CDP, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Good Hope
  4. ^ Allen, Frank M. (1914). History of Fayette County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B. F. Bowen, Incorporated. p. 323. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 52. 
  6. ^ "Fayette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  7. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 5th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 1999, p. 67, 77. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.
Good Hope community sign