Natural world

  • Holt, an otter
    The Otters are twelve species of semi-aquatic mammals which feed on fish and shellfish, and also other invertebrates, amphibians, birds and small mammals....

  • Holt, an occasional name for a fox
    Fox is a common name for many species of omnivorous mammals belonging to the Canidae family. Foxes are small to medium-sized canids , characterized by possessing a long narrow snout, and a bushy tail .Members of about 37 species are referred to as foxes, of which only 12 species actually belong to...

  • Holt, an area of woodland
    Ecologically, a woodland is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade. Woodlands may support an understory of shrubs and herbaceous plants including grasses. Woodland may form a transition to shrubland under drier conditions or during early stages of...

    , e.g. a grove
    People, places, and things commonly known as grove include:* Grove , a small group of trees* Sacred grove, a small group of trees used as a place of worship- People :* Amanda Grove, Court TV personality...

     or copse, especially as a place-name in Great Britain, Scandinavia, Iceland, and Germany (with variant spellings). Also a common surname derived from place-names in these cultures.


  • Holt, Australian Capital Territory
    Holt, Australian Capital Territory
    Holt is a suburb in the Canberra district of Belconnen. It was gazetted on 2 July 1970 and was named after Harold Holt, Prime Minister of Australia 1966-67. Streets are named after sportsmen and sportswomen....

  • Division of Holt
    Division of Holt
    The Division of Holt is anAustralian Electoral Division in Victoria. The division was created in 1969 and is named for Harold Holt, who was Prime Minister of Australia 1966-67. It is located in...

    , an electoral district in the Australian House of Representatives in Victoria


  • Holt, a residence in Sandgerðisbót, Akureyri
  • Skálholt
    Skálholt is an historical site situated in the south of Iceland at the river Hvítá.-History:Skálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. From 1056 until 1785, it was one of Iceland's two episcopal sees, along with Hólar, making it a cultural and political...

    , the first bishopric of medieval Iceland and the site of a cathedral

United Kingdom

  • Holt, Dorset
    Holt, Dorset
    Holt is a village in east Dorset, England, two miles north of Wimborne Minster. The village has a population of 1,265 . The village has a football team called Holt United who play in the Dorset Premier League....

  • Holt, Wiltshire
    Holt, Wiltshire
    Holt is a village and civil parish northeast of Bradford on Avon in Wiltshire, England.The village was served by Holt Junction railway station of GWR Devizes Branch Line, until its closure in 1966.-Parish church:...

  • Holt, Worcestershire
  • Holt, Wales
    Holt, Wales
    Holt is a medieval market town and local government community in the county borough of Wrexham, Wales. It is situated on the border with England. Holt Castle was begun by Edward I shortly after the English invasion of Wales in 1277.-Area:...

  • Holt, Norfolk
    Holt, Norfolk
    Holt is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The town is north of the city of Norwich, west of Cromer and east of King's Lynn. The town is on the route of the A148 King's Lynn to Cromer road. The nearest railway station is in the town of Sheringham where access to the...

  • Holt railway station, a closed station near Holt, Norfolk

United States

  • Holt, Alabama
    Holt, Alabama
    Holt is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 4,103. It is part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:...

  • Holt, Florida
    Holt, Florida
    Holt is a community located in Okaloosa County, Florida. Its area calling code is 850 and its ZIP code is 32564.*...

  • Holt, Michigan
    Holt, Michigan
    Holt is an unincorporated community within Delhi Charter Township, Ingham County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a census-designated place used for statistical purposes. The population was 11,315 at the 2000 census....

  • Holt, Minnesota
    Holt, Minnesota
    Holt is a city in Marshall County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 88 at the 2010 census.-Geography:According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of , all of it land.-Demographics:...

  • Holt, Missouri
    Holt, Missouri
    Holt is a city in Clay and Clinton counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 405 at the 2000 census.Holt has the distinction of holding the world record for the fastest accumulation of rainfall...

  • Holt County, Missouri
    Holt County, Missouri
    Holt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county is in the northwest part of the state. As of 2010, the population was 4,912. Its county seat is Oregon. The county was organized in 1841 and is named after the Missouri state legislator Dr...

  • Holt County, Nebraska
    Holt County, Nebraska
    -History:The county was created by an act of the Nebraska Legislature in 1862. It is named for Joseph Holt of Kentucky, who was Postmaster General and Secretary of War under President James Buchanan...

  • Holt Township, Gage County, Nebraska
    Holt Township, Gage County, Nebraska
    Holt Township is one of twenty-four townships in Gage County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 462 at the 2000 census. A 2006 estimate placed the township's population at 465.The Village of Pickrell lies within the Township.-External links:*...

  • Holt Township, Adams County, North Dakota
    Holt Township, Adams County, North Dakota
    Holt Township is a defunct civil township in Adams County, North Dakota, USA. The 1960 census recorded a population of 69.The township dissolved prior to the 1980 Census, when it was combined with Argonne Township to form the Census-designated Central Adams Unorganized Territory. As of the 2000...


  • Holt (surname)
    Holt (surname)
    -Etymology:Holt is a surname and placename, of Proto-Germanic origin and meaning a small grove of trees, or copse, or "a wood". It comes into English from Anglo-Saxon and is a near-synonym to "wood", which is also Anglo-Saxon. Those words are equivalent to the modern German words "Holz" and "Wald"...

    , people with the surname "Holt"
  • Holte (surname)
    Holte (surname)
    Holte or Holthe is the surname of:* Holte Baronets**Sir Thomas Holte, 1st Baronet , English owner of Aston Hall**Sir Robert Holte, 2nd Baronet **Sir Charles Holte, 3rd Baronet **Sir Clobery Holte, 4th Baronet...

    , people with the surname "Holte"


  • Henry Holt and Company
    Henry Holt and Company
    Henry Holt and Company is an American book publishing company. One of the oldest publishers in the United States, it was founded in 1866 by Henry Holt and Frederick Leypoldt...

    , publishing company
  • Holt International Children's Services
    Holt International Children's Services
    Holt International Children's Services is an adoption agency based in Eugene, Oregon, United States, known for international adoptions.-History:...

    , U.S.-based adoption company
  • Holt Manufacturing Company
    Holt Manufacturing Company
    The Holt Manufacturing Company traces its roots to the 1883 establishment of Stockton Wheel Service in Stockton, California, United States. Benjamin Holt, who was later credited with patenting the first workable crawler tractor design, incorporated the Holt Manufacturing Company in 1892...

    , progenitor of Caterpillar
  • Holt McDougal, publishing company
  • Holt Renfrew
    Holt Renfrew
    Holt Renfrew is a chain of high-end Canadian department stores. It is comparable to Barneys New York and Saks Fifth Avenue in the United States, and to two other upmarket chains owned by the same family, Britain's Selfridges and Ireland's Brown Thomas...

    , Canadian department store
  • John Holt plc
    John Holt Plc
    John Holt plc is a Nigerian conglomerate. It has been an important participant in many areas of the economy. The Nigerian company is a subsidiary of John Holt & Co. Ltd, a United Kingdom company...

    , Nigerian conglomerate
  • Holt Integrated Circuits, Inc., avionics and industrial communications electronics
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