Holcomb, Illinois

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Holcomb, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Holcomb, Illinois is located in Illinois
Holcomb, Illinois
Holcomb, Illinois
Coordinates: 42°03′53″N 89°05′44″W / 42.06472°N 89.09556°W / 42.06472; -89.09556Coordinates: 42°03′53″N 89°05′44″W / 42.06472°N 89.09556°W / 42.06472; -89.09556
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ogle
Elevation 840 ft (260 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61043
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 410374[1]

Holcomb is an unincorporated community in Ogle County, Illinois, United States. Holcomb is 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Davis Junction. Holcomb has a post office with ZIP code 61043.[2] Holcomb was founded in 1876. It was named for William H. Holcomb, General Manager of the Chicago and Iowa Railroad at the time. He was also the Superintendent of Transportation for the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.

The railroad sign for Holcomb. As viewed looking North
The Holcomb Post Office.
The Holcomb State Bank.
The Hueber Grain Elevators. As seen looking West. Can be seen throughout village.
The Original Holcomb Hotel & General Store. Now a residence.
The Meridian Sun #505 Masonic Lodge
Former Church.
The former Holcomb Carrie Sheaff School District 152 Building.
The Holcomb Centennial Bell, erected in 1976.
The plaque on the Centennial Bell.