Holmes, Pennsylvania

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Holmes
Unincorporated community
Holmes is located in Pennsylvania
Holmes
Holmes
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°54′15″N 75°18′31″W / 39.90417°N 75.30861°W / 39.90417; -75.30861Coordinates: 39°54′15″N 75°18′31″W / 39.90417°N 75.30861°W / 39.90417; -75.30861
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1177231[1]

Holmes is an unincorporated community in Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located at 39°54′15″N 75°18′31″W / 39.90417°N 75.30861°W / 39.90417; -75.30861 (39.9042791, -75.3085204).[1]

History[edit]

The town was named for Richard Holmes a farmer whose family lived in Holmes for almost 100 years. The family's homestead stood where the MacDade Mall stands today.[citation needed]

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