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Welcome to Hooppole ...

The village of Hooppole is located in Henry County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Hooppole: HOOP-pohl<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hooppole, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hooppole has a population of 191 people<4> (see below for details).

Hooppole is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hooppole: (815) & (779)<6>

The ZIP code for Hooppole: 61258<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hooppole had an population of 191 people. This is a decrease of 6.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hooppole had a population of 204 people. This makes Hooppole the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 204 people, the population of Hooppole increased 25.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 162 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hooppole ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Hooppole - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Hooppole ...

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

  • Kewanee
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kewanee
    • Kewanee is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,174 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kewanee <8>
  • Geneseo
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneseo
    • Geneseo is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,505 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo <8>
  • Morrison
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
    • Morrison is located in Whiteside County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,950 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrison <8>
  • Prophetstown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Erie
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erie
    • Erie is located in Whiteside County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erie <8>
  • Walnut
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Atkinson
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkinson
    • Atkinson is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson <8>
  • Sheffield
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
    • Sheffield is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 855 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield <8>
  • Annawan
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annawan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annawan
    • Annawan is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 843 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annawan <8>
  • Tampico
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)

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 Hooppole. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hooppole.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hooppole. 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 Hooppole.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hooppole. See our Newspapers Page for Hooppole.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hooppole ...

Looking for more information about Hooppole? 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 Hooppole, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hooppole.

Adding Hooppole to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hooppole was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>

From that list, the Hooppole post office opened in 1880.

We also found Hooppole in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hooppole.

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

The official website for Henry County: www.henrycty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Henry, 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 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 Hooppole. 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 Hooppole.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hooppole - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<7>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 village (such as Hooppole). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hooppole or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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