Situated amidst fertile farmland, Hull is a picture of small-town life. Visitors soon learn that the people of Hull are energetic, caring and concerned about their community and that they often volunteer their time and resources for the good of the community.
Within the city are active churches, excellent public and private schools, vibrant businesses operated by
friendly and caring business people, and great recreational facilities including a golf course, parks,
Hull was named for John A. T. Hull, a U.S. Representative from Iowa.It was previously named Pattersonville for John G. Patterson, before changing its name to Winland then finally Hull in the 1880s.
In 2004, Hull received a $400,000 grant from Vision Iowa to build the Pattersonville Park and Cultural Center. Some of the money was returned in 2011 because the park had not been constructed.
Located in Northwest Iowa, much of Hull's economy is centered around the agricultural industry, either directly or indirectly. Agropur Cooperative is located in Hull and is the largest employer. The Foreign Candy Company, distributors of Warheads sour candy and other sweets, was started in Hull in 1978. The Pizza Ranch restaurant chain was founded in Hull in 1981. A Subway opened in February 2013. The Hull Co-op Society provides a number of agricultural services to Hull and surrounding areas, including a grain elevator, feed mill, and custom spraying. Other businesses include Hull Feed and Produce which provides feed mill services, and Hull Veterinary Clinic.
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