When they first settled they only settled in the area of Northern Hopkins. The land was harsh in the area. Jaguars, snakes and other animals gave trouble to the people. The land in Hopkins was explored before but not settled as evidence of a road for industrial use was near the village.
Hopkins was bordered by a much larger village called New Port that had an estimated 300 people living in it but after a devastating hurricane, New Port was destroyed and most of their populace moved to Hopkins in 1941 , enlarging the population.
Hopkins had many disputes over land with the government typically due to it being near many large agricultural owned lands, it got to the point where the government issued a agricultural bill which residence fought.
The area of Hopkins is coastal with large amount of wildlife and jungle surrounding it, the land is relatively elevated for a coastal area and its beaches are made of brown sand typical of sedimentary elevated sand instead of the typical white sand which is made up of coral and other sea based rocks.
Hopkins is located in a relatively remote area of the Stan Creek District in Belize thus, making it very desirable to tourist who seek get away from typical city life as seen below.
The people who visit Hopkins go for a unique experience to experience not only the culture but the solidarity and nature.
Hopkins has a large variety of wildlife and outdoor activities its a very large village with many areas. From its row after row of houses to its hotels at the southern most end of the area, which is indeed truly gorgeous mixing both new and old.