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Hooper

Alamosa County,

Colorado

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The Colorado state capital is Denver.


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81136

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Hooper is approximately 124 (2007), 103 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 57 (2000), 44 (2010).

The amount of land area in Hooper is 0.649 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hooper is 0.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hooper to Washington DC is 1639 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 150 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hooper is positioned 37.74 degrees north of the equator and 105.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Hooper elevation is 7,559 feet above sea level.
Hooper per capita income is $13,897 (2000).
Hooper median income is $51,618 (2008).

The Hooper median home price is $137,488 (2008).

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Location

Hooper location: in south-central Colorado about 77 miles southwest of Pueblo. Other nearby communities include Mosca, Alamosa, Alamosa East, Sargent, Blanca, Center, Monte Vista and Fort Garland.

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History & History Related Items

Hooper history:

When the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad arrived in Alamosa, a land boom began that also helped a number of little towns spring up nearby. Hooper is one of these small towns. The spur that came out of Alamosa and went north through Mosca came into Hooper. Most of the rail lines have been removed but here and there you can still see them.
The incorporation date of Hooper: 20 May 1898

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Attractions

Hooper attractions:

Hooper Colorado is home to the UFO Watchtower, located on Hwy 17 justnorth of the town. Many UFO sightings have been reported in the area, so many that a book entitled "The Mysterious Valley" was written. The UFO Watchtower is a great place to go to watch the beautiful night skies, and who knows, you may just see something strange.

See some great pictures of Hooper and the area. Here is another page with some nice pictures.

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Hooper economy:

Major sectors of the local economy include educational services, agriculture, broadcasting and telecommunications, arts and entertainment, construction, professional services and health care.


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