|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||436258|
Hobbs was founded in 1878 by Henderson Hobbs. He built his farm just next to the Lake Erie & Western Railroad that ran through the area. A Christian church was founded in 1884. They converted an old school house turned blacksmith shop into a church in 1896. A new building was constructed in 1911. A Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in the community in 1909 after separating from the church in Windfall. As of 1914, Hobbs had a population of 200. During that time, mills for flour and wood were the primary economic drivers.
The Hobbs post office has been in operation since 1876.
Hobbs is located at.
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