Hopewell (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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Hopewell, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1911
Website http://www.hopewellva.gov

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The City of Hopewell is located in the Central portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was initially named City Point by Sir Thomas Dale but later changed to its current Hopewell, named after an English ship[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Hopewell City Courthouse

For additional records, see Prince George County.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1911 -- Hopewell was created in 1911 from Prince George County. [2]



Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Hopewell (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
  • FindAGrave Clicking on Place Name (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Colonial Heights (Independent City)Petersburg (Independent City)Prince George CountyDinwiddie CountyChesterfield CountyVA HOPEWELL IND CITY.PNG
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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://hopewellva.gov/city-history/
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).