This map shows North Carolina as it existed in 1907 before the creation of Hoke County. Note the size and position of Hoke's parent counties, Cumberland (Cum) and Robeson (Rob).

This map shows Hoke (Ho) County in 1911 after its creation from Cumberland (Cum) and Robeson (Rob) counties.  This is the shape of Hoke County today.
These maps were supplied through the generosity of

Gold Bug Historic Maps & Software. 

Visit their website at http://www.goldbug.com for historic map reproductions, downloadable maps, product info & demos, links to US and Canadian Geographic Servers and other interesting sites.

Special thanks to Art Lassagne for his help!