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Hoopeston is located on the east central edge of Illinois, in the heart of the Corn Belt and is known as the "Sweetcorn Capital of the World ”. Home to the annual Sweetcorn Festival and nationally known Sweetheart Pageant, Hoopeston is known for its quiet hometown feel and Midwestern hospitality. With 6,000 residents, Hoopeston is the second largest city in the county.
The City offers new and expanding businesses growth opportunities and an exceptionally skilled workforce. Hoopeston residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life that continues to grow and develop each day! With outstanding health care services, a committed educational system and a community that cares, it's hard to find a reason not to stay! The City takes pride in having one of the few remaining historic movie theaters, along with three public parks, a skate rink, and a public library.
Most importantly, the City of Hoopeston and community members are committed to preserving the past while working to create a bright future for this community! We invite you to visit Hoopeston, Illinois, put your feet up and stay awhile!
City Council Meeting
Tuesday December 18, 2012
7pm, City Hall
“Welcome to the official web site for the City of Hoopeston, where you will find the most up to date information on the City, its people, government, and services.
Founded in 1871 and incorporated in 1874, Hoopeston retains its quiet, hometown feel while being only a short drive from more urban cities, such as Danville, Champaign, or Chicago, Illinois. The City is committed to connecting and utilizing the community’s strengths to create positive, sustainable developments that will improve the quality of life for our citizens and create an attractive community for our visitors.
Whether you are a visitor or a local resident, thank you for taking the time to visit our web site and learn a little more about the place we call home. If you haven’t had the chance to visit Hoopeston we invite you to come on in, spend the day and enjoy some true midwestern hospitality!”