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Welcome to Holly Springs ...

The city of Holly Springs is located in Cherokee County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Holly Springs: Holly Spgs. (or less commonly used: Holly Spngs. or Holly Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Holly Springs has a population of 15,526 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Holly Springs.

Holly Springs is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Holly Springs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Holly Springs, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Holly Springs: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP code for Holly Springs: 30115<5>

Websites for Holly Springs ...

Official Website:   www.hollyspringsga.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokee-chamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Holly Springs had an population of 15,526 people. This is an increase of 68.96% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holly Springs had a population of 9,189 people. This makes Holly Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Holly Springs represents 0.09% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 83rd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Holly Springs.

Adding Holly Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Holly Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Holly Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Holly Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Holly Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Holly Springs: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Jackson County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 27 communities that are also named Holly Springs - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (4), Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi (2), North Carolina (6), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (2) and Texas (5).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Holly Springs.

Communities near Holly Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Holly Springs.

  • Roswell [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roswell
    • Roswell [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Holly Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roswell<7>
  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Holly Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<7>
  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Holly Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<7>
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Holly Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smyrna [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
      • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Holly Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<7>
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Holly Springs
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
    • Milton [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Fulton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Holly Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>
    • Kennesaw [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
      • Kennesaw [Cobb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Holly Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw<7>
    • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
      • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Holly Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres
    • Acworth [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acworth
      • Acworth [Cobb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Holly Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,726 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Acworth<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Holly Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Holly Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Holly Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Holly Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Holly Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Holly Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holly Springs ...

Looking for more information about Holly Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Holly Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Holly Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cherokee County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Holly Springs: www.hollyspringsga.net/

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeega.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Holly Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holly Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Holly Springs, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Holly Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Holly Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Holly Springs) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Holly Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Holly SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holly Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1733, Longitude: -84.5009    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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