Holmes City, Minnesota

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Holmes City, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Holmes City, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Holmes City, Minnesota
Holmes City, Minnesota
Holmes City, Minnesota is located in the US
Holmes City, Minnesota
Holmes City, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°50′01″N 95°32′28″W / 45.83361°N 95.54111°W / 45.83361; -95.54111Coordinates: 45°50′01″N 95°32′28″W / 45.83361°N 95.54111°W / 45.83361; -95.54111
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Douglas
Elevation 1,388 ft (423 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56341
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 645100[1]

Holmes City is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. Holmes City is 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Alexandria. Holmes City has a post office with ZIP code 56341.[2]

A post office called Holmes City has been in operation since 1868.[3] The community was named for Thomas Andrew Holmes, a pioneer settler.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ "Douglas County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 177.