Marcy-Holmes, Minneapolis

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Location of Marcy-Holmes within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Location of Marcy-Holmes within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
City Minneapolis
Community University
 • Total 0.825 sq mi (2.14 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 10,015
 • Density 12,000/sq mi (4,700/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55414
Area code(s) 612
Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 8,646
1990 8,810 1.9%
2000 9,009 2.3%
2010 10,015 11.2%

Marcy-Holmes is the first neighborhood of Minneapolis. It is named for William L. Marcy and Oliver Wendell Holmes.[1] Its boundaries are the Mississippi River, the University of Minnesota, the East Hennepin/Central Avenue commercial area, and the Como Neighborhood. It is home to the famous commercial district Dinkytown and also contains University of Minnesota student housing. Marcy-Holmes is entirely within Minneapolis's Ward 3, currently represented by Jacob Frey on the Minneapolis City Council.


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  • Marcy Open School, located in the neighborhood, is the namesake for the band Marcy Playground, which the band's lead singer attended.

Coordinates: 44°59′03″N 93°14′53″W / 44.9841°N 93.2481°W / 44.9841; -93.2481[3]


  1. ^ "Marcy-Holmes neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN), 55414, 55455 detailed profile". City-Data. 2011. Retrieved 2013-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Minneapolis Neighborhood Profile: Marcy Holmes" (PDF). Minnesota Compass. October 2011. Retrieved 2013-11-12. 
  3. ^ Marcy-Holmes, Minneapolis, MN. Google Earth. Retrieved 2011-03-09.

^ "Neighborhood Profile on the City of Minneapolis website". 

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