Holmes, California

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Coordinates: 40°25′06″N 123°56′26″W / 40.41833°N 123.94056°W / 40.41833; -123.94056

Holmes
Unincorporated community
Holmes is located in California
Holmes
Holmes
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°25′06″N 123°56′26″W / 40.41833°N 123.94056°W / 40.41833; -123.94056
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 154 ft (47 m)

Holmes (formerly, Holmes Camp) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) north of Redcrest,[2] at an elevation of 154 feet (47 m).[1]

A post office operated at Holmes from 1910 to 1965.[2] The name was for a lumber company executive.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Holmes, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 78. ISBN 9781884995149.