Hoover, Indiana

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Hoover
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Hoover is located in Cass County, Indiana
Hoover
Hoover
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°48′32″N 86°12′02″W / 40.80889°N 86.20056°W / 40.80889; -86.20056Coordinates: 40°48′32″N 86°12′02″W / 40.80889°N 86.20056°W / 40.80889; -86.20056
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyCass
TownshipAdams
Elevation
682 ft (208 m)
ZIP code
46947
FIPS code18-34708[1]
GNIS feature ID436418[2]

Hoover is an unincorporated community in Adams Township, Cass County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Hoover had its start in the early 1870s by the building of the Eel River Railroad through that territory.[3] It was named for its founder, Riley Hoover.[4]

A post office was established at Hoover in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1928.[5]

Geography[edit]

Hoover is located at 40°48′32″N 86°12′02″W / 40.80889°N 86.20056°W / 40.80889; -86.20056.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Hoover, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 465.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 160.
  5. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 August 2014.