Holmsund is a locality situated in Umeå Municipality, Västerbotten County, Sweden with 5,489 inhabitants in 2010. It is located 18 km south of the city of Umeå and serves as a port for Umeå. Holmsund lies at the mouth of the Ume River. To the west, across the river estuary, is a town called Obbola. Both Holmsund and Obbola have wood and paper industries. From the southern end of Holmsund a ferry service runs to the Finnish port of Vaasa.
The famous singer Lisa Miskovsky is from Holmsund. Vinnie Jones played one season for third-tier team IFK Holmsund in 1986 and helped them win the league.
Holmsund in pictures 
This is an old Swedish anchor which you will find about 10 minutes' walk from Holmsund's centre.
Holmsund Church. This is an old church that you will find a bit outside of Holmsund.
Old sunken ship at Holmsund
Distant view of Umeå from Holmsund
The following sports clubs are located in Holmsund:
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