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Holly Ridge, Mississippi
(Sunflower County)

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Welcome to Holly Ridge ...

Holly Ridge is located in Sunflower County<1>.

The location of Holly Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Holly Ridge: Holly Rdg. (or less commonly used: Holly Rdge. or Holly Ridg.)

Holly Ridge is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Holly Ridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Holly Ridge: (662)

Adding Holly Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Holly Ridge elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Holly Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Holly Ridge: This one is located in Sunflower County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 9 communities that are also named Holly Ridge - they are located in Delaware, Louisiana (3), North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Holly Ridge ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
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    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Holly Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Holly Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Holly Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
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    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Holly Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
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      • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Holly Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
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    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Holly Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
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      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Holly Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
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      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Holly Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
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      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Holly Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Holly Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola

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 Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Holly Ridge.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Holly Ridge. 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 Ridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holly Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Holly Ridge? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Holly Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Holly Ridge.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holly Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Sunflower, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holly Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holly Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4457, Longitude: -90.7534       In this case, the coordinates for Holly Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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