Hopewell is an independent city (meaning it is not a part of any county) located in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is curently home to a population of just under 22,600 total residents and is a part of the Richmond, Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area, one of the largest metro areas in the state outside of Hampton Roads. Hopewell has been settled since 1613 when it was first established under the name Bermuda City – this portion of the city today is known as “City Point,” after a number of different name changes over the years. It was incorporated as an independent city in 1914, and today Hopewell is home to several chemical plants, though economic focus has shifted to downtown redevelopment and an emphasis on cleaner and more attractive businesses, which is helping to reshape the look and feel of the city.
Basic Facts About Hopewell
- Current population: 22,600
- Current mayor: Brenda Pelham
- Total area: 10.8 sq mi
- Official website: http://www.hopewellva.gov/
- Founded in: 1613
- Zip codes: 23860
- Area codes: 804
Auto Transport to Hopewell Tips and Tricks
Hopewell sits maybe 10-15 miles southeast of Richmond, at least by how the crow flies. This means that carriers don’t have to spend a whole lot of time getting to or from the area, which really helps to keep prices for car shipments into or out of Hopewell that much cheaper. Carriers want to run routes into and out of major cities and metropolitan areas; while the Richmond metro area may not be the largest in the state, Richmond is the capital of Virginia which means that it tends to see a fair bit of transportation traffic if for no other reason than the fact that people like to live in the capital of an area. Some areas may be easier to get to than others, so you’ll want to discuss your shipment with an agent to learn more about your options and how they can affect prices and services.
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