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Welcome to Hoover ...

Hoover is located in Butte County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hoover, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1905.

Hoover is 2,760 feet [841 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Hoover is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Hoover lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hoover is located in the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Hoover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 18 communities that are also named Hoover - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Hoover ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Hoover.

  • Redig
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Castle Rock
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Rock
    • Castle Rock is located in Butte County
  • Zeona
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Mud Butte
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
  • Cedar Canyon
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Canyon
    • Cedar Canyon is located in Meade County
  • Newell
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newell
    • Newell is located in Butte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newell <3>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hoover ...

Looking for more information about Hoover? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hoover, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hoover.

Adding Hoover to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hoover 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 Hoover was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Hoover post office opened in 1905.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hoover.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Butte, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hoover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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