Population (year 2000): 1,244, Elevation: 2700 feet. Hoxie is located in the Northwest Region
of the state, in the center of Sheridan County
. The town was named for a vice president of the railroad when the Union Pacific decided to come through Sheridan County. Hoxie is at the intersection of KS State Hwy-24 and County Road 23.
Industries providing employment: Educational, Health and Social Services (27.0%), Retail trade (14.0%), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining (10.9%).