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Old 01-25-2016, 04:35 AM   #46
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I always thought Hooterville was in Illinois because there was an episode of Petticoat Junction from season one where a contest was held and the winner would win a trip to Chicago. On Green Acres, Oliver would take trips over to Chicago. I think in the pilot or 2nd episode, Lisa thought Chicago may be near Hooterville as she got her hopes that they'd be able to go. So that is why I thought Hooterville in Illinois.
I think you've nailed it.

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I've uncovered what I believe is the best evidence yet for Hooterville's location.

Consider the following:
S2/Ep06 : "One of Our Assemblymen is Missing" - it's revealed Hooterville resides in the Kangaroo State
S4/Ep10 : "How Hooterville was Floundered" - it's revealed there are 52 governors in the USA
S6/Ep20 : "King Oliver I" - it's revealed the state motto is "Have a Good Day"

In our reality there are 50 states and 50 governors (plus DC). In Green Acres there is a 51st state, the Kangaroo State, with state motto "Have a Good Day".

We can assume this new landmass is somewhere in the northeast part of the country, reasonably close to Chicago due to how frequently that city is mentioned.
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