New Hope, Alabama

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New Hope, Alabama
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 34°32′17″N 86°24′44″W / 34.53806°N 86.41222°W / 34.53806; -86.41222
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyMadison
Area
 • Total8.8 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Land8.8 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
581 ft (177 m)
Population
(2000)
 • Total2,539
 • Density288.5/sq mi (110.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35760
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-54168
GNIS feature ID0155171

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.