A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Holmes, New York
Welcome to Holmes ...
The location of Holmes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Holmes is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Holmes lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Adding Holmes 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 Holmes 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 Holmes 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 Holmes on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Holmes ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Holmes - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Holmes.
Communities near Holmes ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Holmes.
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 Holmes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Holmes.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Holmes. 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 Holmes.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Holmes. See our Newspapers Page for Holmes.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holmes ...
Looking for more information about Holmes? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Holmes, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Holmes.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holmes. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2021