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New Hope, Tennessee
Location of New Hope in Marion County, Tennessee.
Location of New Hope in Marion County, Tennessee.
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Marion
 • Total 10.38 sq mi (26.88 km2)
 • Land 10.34 sq mi (26.77 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
715 ft (218 m)
 • Total 1,082
 • Estimate 
 • Density 101.78/sq mi (39.30/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 47-52780
GNIS feature ID 1310070

New Hope is a city in Marion County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,082 at the 2010 census, up from 1,043 in 2000. It is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Originally known as Antioch, New Hope incorporated in 1974 to avoid an annexation attempt by South Pittsburg, which most of the new city's residents opposed. The name "New Hope" was taken from a local church and cemetery.


New Hope is located at 35°0′0″N 85°39′12″W / 35.00000°N 85.65333°W / 35.00000; -85.65333 (35.000112, -85.653332). The city occupies the south side of a U-shaped bend of the Tennessee River, mostly downstream from Nickajack Dam. The city's municipal boundary stretches southward to the Tennessee-Alabama state line. South Pittsburg lies across the river to the west, Kimball and Jasper lie across the river to the north, and Nickajack Lake lies to the east. State Route 156 spans New Hope from east-to-west, connecting the city with U.S. Route 72 in South Pittsburg and Interstate 24 near Haletown.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.4 square miles (27 km2), of which 10.3 square miles (27 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.58%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 681
1990 854 25.4%
2000 1,043 22.1%
2010 1,082 3.7%
2019 (est.) 1,052 −2.8%

2020 census

New Hope racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 915 92.71%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 2 0.2%
Native American 2 0.2%
Asian 7 0.71%
Other/Mixed 59 5.98%
Hispanic or Latino 2 0.2%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 987 people, 361 households, and 231 families residing in the city.

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