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Welcome to Hoopeston ...

The city of Hoopeston is located in Vermilion County<1>.

The location of Hoopeston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Hoopeston: HOOPS-tuhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hoopeston has a population of 5,001 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hoopeston.

Hoopeston is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Hoopeston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Hoopeston (for example, toward Ambia (IN)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Hoopeston is within the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for Hoopeston: 60942<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hoopeston had an population of 5,001 people. This is a decrease of 6.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hoopeston had a population of 5,351 people (which is 6.56% of the total population of Vermilion County). This makes Hoopeston the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hoopeston represents 0.04% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 322nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,351 people, the population of Hoopeston decreased 10.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,965 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hoopeston.

Communities Also Named Hoopeston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hoopeston - it's located in Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hoopeston.

Communities near Hoopeston ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hoopeston.

  • Milford [Iroquois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
    • Milford [Iroquois County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Hoopeston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<8>
  • Cissna Park [Iroquois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cissna Park
    • Cissna Park [Iroquois County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Hoopeston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cissna Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cissna Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cissna Park<8>
  • Boswell [Benton County]
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    • Boswell [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Hoopeston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 767 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<8>
  • West Lebanon [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lebanon
    • West Lebanon [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Hoopeston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 686 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lebanon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Potomac [Vermilion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potomac
      • Potomac [Vermilion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Hoopeston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potomac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potomac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potomac<8>
    • Bismarck [Vermilion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bismarck
      • Bismarck [Vermilion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Hoopeston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 524 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bismarck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bismarck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bismarck<8>
    • Rankin [Vermilion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rankin
      • Rankin [Vermilion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Hoopeston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rankin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rankin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rankin<8>
    • Woodland [Iroquois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Iroquois County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Hoopeston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<8>
    • Alvin [Vermilion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alvin
      • Alvin [Vermilion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Hoopeston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
      • Alvin has also been known as:
      • Alvan Village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alvin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alvin<8>
    • Henning [Vermilion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henning
      • Henning [Vermilion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Hoopeston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henning<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hoopeston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hoopeston.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hoopeston. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hoopeston.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hoopeston. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hoopeston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hoopeston ...

Looking for more information about Hoopeston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hoopeston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hoopeston.

Adding Hoopeston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hoopeston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hoopeston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hoopeston on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Illinois

About Vermilion County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: www.co.vermilion.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Vermilion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hoopeston. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hoopeston.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hoopeston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hoopeston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hoopeston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hoopeston) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hoopeston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HoopestonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoopeston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4612, Longitude: -87.6659       In this case, the coordinates for Hoopeston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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