Hope is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,536 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 23.88 square miles (61.85 km2), of which, 21.96 square miles (56.88 km2) of it is land and 1.92 square miles (4.97 km2) is water. Principle bodies of water include: Part of Megunticook Lake, Alford Lake (595), Hobbs Pond (266 acres), Lermond Pond (173 acres), Fish Pond (112 acres), Mansfield Pond (41 acres) and Lily Pond (29 acres).
The town is crossed by Maine State Routes 17, 105 and 235. It is bordered by Searsmont on the north, Lincolnville on the east, Camden and Rockport on the southeast, Union on the west and Appleton on the northwest.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,536 people, 603 households, and 444 families residing in the town. The population density was 69.9 inhabitants per square mile (27.0/km2). There were 805 housing units at an average density of 36.7 per square mile (14.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.8% White, 0.1% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races.