Hopewell Furnace

Name:

Hopewell Furnace

County:

Warren

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

38° 41′ 19 N, 91° 8′ 27 W

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Hopewell is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington County, Missouri, United States.

Remains:

The community lies on Hopewell Creek south of Summit and Missouri Route 8.

Established:

1858

Disestablished:

1978

Current Status:

Hopewell was originally called “Hopewell Furnace”, and under the latter name was platted in 1858, and named after a nearby blast furnace of the same name.

Remarks:

A post office called Hopewell Furnace was established in 1855, the name was changed to Hopewell in 1886, and the post office closed in 1978.

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