Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Friday, August 5, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Friday, August 5, 2011 is the Holmes County in Ohio.

"Holmes County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 38,943. It was formed in 1824 from portions of Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties and organized the following year. The county was named after Andrew Holmes, an officer killed in the War of 1812. Its county seat is Millersburg. Holmes County is home to the world's largest population of Amish residents, which draw many visitors to the county, thus making tourism an important sector of the local economy.


"Holmes County was formed on January 20, 1824 from portions of Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne Counties. It was named after Andrew Holmes, an officer in the War of 1812."

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August 2011

1Murray County, Georgia
2Jones County, Iowa
3Marion County, Georgia
4Potter County, Texas
5Holmes County, Ohio
6Wood County, Ohio
7Belknap County, New Hampshire
8Cook County, Minnesota
9Douglas County, Nebraska
10Ohio County, West Virginia
11Wolfe County, Kentucky
12Los Alamos County, New Mexico
13Carbon County, Utah
14Pendleton County, West Virginia
15Houston County, Texas
16Neshoba County, Mississippi
17Allen County, Ohio
18Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
19Jackson County, Illinois
20Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri
21Hunterdon County, New Jersey
22Rensselaer County, New York
23Pierce County, North Dakota
24Ross County, Ohio
25Las Animas County, Colorado
26Rooks County, Kansas
27Christian County, Missouri
28Oscoda County, Michigan
29Newton County, Indiana
30Carbon County, Pennsylvania
31Sarasota County, Florida



Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010