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Holmesburg is a neighborhood in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Holmesburg was named for the descendants of Judge John Holme (1632–1704) who immigrated to Philadelphia in the 1680s and had no apparent relation to Surveyor General Thomas Holme. It is bordered to the west by Brous Ave. to Ryan Ave. to Sandy Run/Pennypack Creek to Holme Ave. to Holme Circle to Ashton Rd. to Willits Rd, the Delaware River to the east, and Sheffield Street to the south. The border shared with Torresdale to the north is Welsh/Willits/Academy Road and then over to Linden Ave. Holmesburg’s zip code is 19136 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holmesburg,_Philadelphia).
Read what some current residents have to say about the area here: https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/n/holmesburg-philadelphia-pa/#reviews
What’s happening in Homlesburg? http://planphilly.com/neighborhoods/holmesburg