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Welcome to Holmen ...

The village of Holmen is located in La Crosse County<1>.

The location of Holmen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Holmen has a population of 10,047 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Holmen.

Holmen is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Holmen is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Websites for Holmen ...

Official Website: www.holmenwi.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Holmen had an population of 10,047 people. This is an increase of 11.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holmen had a population of 9,005 people (or 7.86% of the total population of La Crosse County). This makes Holmen the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Holmen represents 0.16% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,005 people, the population of Holmen increased 45.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,200 people).

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

Communities near Holmen ...

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

  • La Crosse [La Crosse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crosse
    • La Crosse [La Crosse County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Holmen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,163 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crosse
  • La Crescent [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Crescent
    • La Crescent [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Holmen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Crescent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Crescent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Crescent<6>
  • West Salem [La Crosse County]
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    • West Salem [La Crosse County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Holmen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Salem
  • Trempealeau [Trempealeau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trempealeau
    • Trempealeau [Trempealeau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Holmen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trempealeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trempealeau
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Galesville [Trempealeau County]
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      • Galesville [Trempealeau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Holmen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galesville
    • Bangor [La Crosse County]
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      • Bangor [La Crosse County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Holmen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bangor
    • Rockland [La Crosse County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
      • Rockland [La Crosse County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Holmen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
    • Hokah [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokah
      • Hokah [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Holmen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokah<6>
    • Ettrick [Trempealeau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ettrick
      • Ettrick [Trempealeau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Holmen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ettrick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ettrick
    • Brownsville [Houston County]
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      • Brownsville [Houston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Holmen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 505 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsville

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 Holmen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Holmen.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Holmen. 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 Holmen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holmen ...

Looking for more information about Holmen? 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 Holmen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Holmen.

Adding Holmen to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Holmen was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Holmen on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

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

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About La Crosse County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Holmen: www.holmenwi.com/

The official website for La Crosse County: www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including La Crosse, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Holmen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holmen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Holmen) 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 Holmen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HolmenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holmen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9569, Longitude: -91.2590       In this case, the coordinates for Holmen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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