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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Hoopeston came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Hoopeston in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Hoopeston. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Hoopeston is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Hoopeston post office opened in 1871.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Hoopeston:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

Rand McNally Map (1881)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Great Lakes West
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2005
(Available from

Shell Oil Road Map for Illinois (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Hoopeston in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Hoopeston for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Hoopeston. See our Misc Page for Hoopeston for more information.

Railroad Mentions of Hoopeston:

Hoopeston was mentioned in the following schedule:

Greyhound Bus Time Table (November 1931)

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hoopeston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Vermilion County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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