Holmesville, Indiana

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Holmesville
Unincorporated community
Holmesville is located in Indiana
Holmesville
Holmesville
Coordinates: 41°35′59″N 86°52′52″W / 41.59972°N 86.88111°W / 41.59972; -86.88111Coordinates: 41°35′59″N 86°52′52″W / 41.59972°N 86.88111°W / 41.59972; -86.88111
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township New Durham
Elevation 768 ft (234 m)
ZIP code 46350
FIPS code 18-34355[1]
GNIS feature ID 436338[2]

Holmesville is an unincorporated community in New Durham Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Holmesville in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1895.[3] Holmesville was platted in 1855 by Hiram Holmes, and named for him.[4]

Geography[edit]

Holmesville is located at 41°35′59″N 86°52′52″W / 41.59972°N 86.88111°W / 41.59972; -86.88111.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Holmesville, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  3. ^ "La Porte County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  4. ^ History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. C. C. Chapman & Co. 1880. p. 779.