Holmes, California

Holmes (formerly Holmes Camp, and also knowns as Holmes Flat) is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) north of Redcrest,[2] at an elevation of 154 feet (47 m).[1]

Location in California
Holmes (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°25′06″N 123°56′26″W
CountryUnited States
CountyHumboldt County
Elevation154 ft (47 m)

A post office operated at Holmes from 1910 to 1965.[2] Holmes was named for a lumber company executive.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Holmes, California
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 78. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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