Hoffman Crossing is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington Township, Clay County, Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The name honors the Hoffman family, who established the grain elevator at a railroad crossing.
Hoffman Crossing is located at 39°21′33″N 86°56′59″W / 39.35917°N 86.94972°W.
- ^ "Hoffman Crossing, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
- ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 166. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...crosses the Monon railroad, was named for the local Hoffman family, instrumental in building a loading station for grain here.