Hooper, Washington

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Main street in 2008

Hooper is an unincorporated community in Whitman County, Washington, United States.

History[edit]

Hooper was named around 1883 for early settler Albert J. Hooper.[1]

Hooper is a tiny company town that was built by the McGregor Company in hopes that it would become a city built on the sheep-raising industry. The McGregor Company is now 125 years old.

Geography[edit]

The community is located in the Palouse Region, which is known for its rolling hills and wheat production.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 

Coordinates: 46°45′25″N 118°09′00″W / 46.75694°N 118.15000°W / 46.75694; -118.15000