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Holcomb, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Ogle
Elevation 840 ft (260 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61043
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 410374

Holcomb is an unincorporated community in Ogle County, Illinois, United States. Holcomb is 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Davis Junction. Holcomb has a post office with ZIP code 61043. Holcomb was founded in 1876. It was named for William H. Holcomb, General Manager of the Chicago and Iowa Railroad at the time. He was also the Superintendent of Transportation for the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.

Holcomb Railroad Sign
The railroad sign for Holcomb. As viewed looking North
Holcomb Post Office
The Holcomb Post Office.
Holcomb State Bank
The Holcomb State Bank.
Hueber Grain Elevator
The Hueber Grain Elevators. As seen looking West. Can be seen throughout village.
Holcomb Hotel
The Original Holcomb Hotel & General Store. Now a residence.
Meridian Sun
The Meridian Sun #505 Masonic Lodge
Divsion St Church
Former Church.
Holcomb Carrie Sheaff School District 152 Building.
The former Holcomb Carrie Sheaff School District 152 Building.
Holcomb Centennial Bell
The Holcomb Centennial Bell, erected in 1976.
Centennial Bell Plaque
The plaque on the Centennial Bell.

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