Hooker, South Dakota

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Hooker is an unincorporated community in Turner County, in the U.S. state of South Dakota.[1]

History[edit]

Hooker was founded in 1894, and named for John Hooker, a pioneer settler.[2] The post office in Hooker closed in 1954.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hooker, South Dakota
  2. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 84.
  3. ^ "Turner County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015.

Coordinates: 43°12′00″N 97°01′29″W / 43.20000°N 97.02472°W / 43.20000; -97.02472