Hopetoun is a town which serves as the major service centre for the Southern Mallee area of Victoria, Australia. Hopetoun is situated 400 kilometres north-west of Melbourne on the Henty Highway in the Shire of Yarriambiack local government area. At the 2006 census, Hopetoun had a population of 589.
The town consists of two hotels, a newsagent, post office, chemist and pharmacist, hairdressers, car dealership, 3 service stations, 2 junior schools (one state, one catholic) and a senior secondary college which caters for surrounding townships. It also has a restaurant called the Bon Bon and an Op Shop. Hopetoun Airport serves the town.
Local attractions include Wyperfeld National Park, Yarriambiack Creek, Lake Corrong and Lincoln Fisher's 1 meter tall sheesha.
Hopetoun has a football team competing in the Mallee Football League, netball clubs, a golf course, lawn bowls, cricket and tennis competitions, basketball and many other sporting and recreational activities for all ages. Hopetoun is slowly rebuilding together as a community after the devistating events that shook the town so many years ago.
Golfers play at the course of the Hopetoun Golf Club on Rainbow Road.