NEW HOPE, TEXAS (Collin County). New Hope is an incorporated suburban community three miles east of McKinney in central Collin County. It was established in the early 1850s as a school and church community for area farmers. The population level remained below 100 until the mid-1960s, when it began to increase. The town reported 250 residents in 1970 and 331 in 1980. New Hope by the 1980s had become a bedroom community for residents who commuted to nearby McKinney for work. In 1990 its population was 523. * - https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hln10
The US Census bureau estimated the 2015 population to be 639, however 2016 voter roles show 640 registered voters.
The Town was originally incorporated in 1974.
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History of Town Officials
Rita Brown 1986 - 1987
Tamara Blazier 1987 - 1988
Shirley A. Blackwood 1988 - 1990
Carol King 1990 - 1994
Raynese Woody 1994 - 2006
Barbara Stevenson 2006 - 2016
Rita Petty 2016 -
Harold J. Dowell 1986
Paul Blackwell 1986 - 1987
Gary Woody 1987
Gene Fowler 1987 - 1988
Bud Gay 1988 - 1990
Tamara Blazier 1990 - 1994
Johnny Hamm 1994 - 2016
Jeff Herbst 2016 -
Why do we always add the 'Collin County Texas' to our name? -
Texas has at least 6 towns named 'New Hope' - Collin County, Dallas County, Jones County, Parker County, Henderson County, Wood County. Additionally Sunnyvale Texas was originally named New Hope, and there was one in Freestone County, now long gone.
And you can find a New Hope in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and, of course, Texas.