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Welcome to Holmesville ...

Holmesville is located in Pike County<1>.

Holmesville is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Holmesville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Holmesville: (601) and (769)<3>

Adding Holmesville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Holmesville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Holmesville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Holmesville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Holmesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Holmesville - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Holmesville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Holmesville.

  • McComb [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
    • McComb [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Holmesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<5>
  • Magnolia [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
    • Magnolia [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Holmesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<5>
  • Summit [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
    • Summit [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Holmesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<5>
  • Tylertown [Walthall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tylertown
    • Tylertown [Walthall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Holmesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,428 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Osyka [Pike County]
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      • Osyka [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Holmesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<5>
    • Bacots [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacots
      • Bacots [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Holmesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacots
    • Bear Town [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Town
      • Bear Town [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Holmesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Town
    • Sartinville [Walthall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sartinville
      • Sartinville [Walthall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Holmesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sartinville
    • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hermon
      • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Holmesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hermon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hermon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hermon<5>
    • McElveen [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
      • McElveen [Amite County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Holmesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElveen

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Holmesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Holmesville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Holmesville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Holmesville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Holmesville. See our Newspapers Page for Holmesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holmesville ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Holmesville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Holmesville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holmesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Holmesville) 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 Holmesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Holmesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holmesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2049, Longitude: -90.3085    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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