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Welcome to Holyoke ...

The city of Holyoke is located in Phillips County and is the County Seat for Phillips County.

When the people of Holyoke refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Holyoker<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Holyoke has a population of 2,215 people<2> (see below for details).

Holyoke was incorporated May 31, 1888.

The community of Holyoke is 3,730 feet [1,137 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Holyoke is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Holyoke lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Holyoke (for example, toward Hamlet (NE)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Holyoke is located in the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Holyoke: 80734<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holyoke had a population of 2,313 people (which is 52.07% of the total population of Phillips County). This makes Holyoke the county's most populous community.

The population of Holyoke represents 0.05% of the population of Colorado (which has 5,029,196 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,313 people, the population of Holyoke increased 2.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,261 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Holyoke had an population of 2,215 people. This is a decrease of 4.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.03% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Holyoke.

Communities near Holyoke ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Holyoke and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Amherst   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Haxtun   [Map]   914   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Julesburg   [Map]   1,201   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Ovid   [Map]   314   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Paoli   [Map]   34   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Saint Petersburg   [Map]   ---   W   27 miles [43.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Holyoke.

Communities Also Named Holyoke ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Holyoke - they are located in Alberta, Kansas (2), Massachusetts and Minnesota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Holyoke.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Holyoke. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Holyoke. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Holyoke.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Holyoke:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holyoke ...

Looking for more information about Holyoke? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Holyoke, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Holyoke.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Colorado

About Phillips County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holyoke. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Holyoke refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Holyoke may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Holyoke.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holyoke - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Holyoke). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Holyoke or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Holyoke. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Holyoke) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Holyoke. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Holyoke

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holyoke. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5824, Longitude: -102.3022     [Map].

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