New Hope, Alabama

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New Hope, Alabama
City
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°32′17″N 86°24′44″W / 34.53806°N 86.41222°W / 34.53806; -86.41222Coordinates: 34°32′17″N 86°24′44″W / 34.53806°N 86.41222°W / 34.53806; -86.41222
Country United States
State Alabama
County Madison
Area
 • Total 8.8 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Land 8.8 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,539
 • Density 288.5/sq mi (110.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35760
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-54168
GNIS feature ID 0155171

New Hope is a small town in Madison County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population is 2,539. It was incorporated in 1832 under the name of Vienna. The original town was completely burned by the Union Army on December 15, 1864, during the American Civil War.