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Welcome to Holly Springs ...

The city of Holly Springs is located in Marshall County<1> and is the County Seat for Marshall County.

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

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 7,798 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Holly Springs is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Holly Springs is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Holly Springs had an population of 7,798 people. This is an increase of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holly Springs had a population of 7,699 people (which is 20.73% of the total population of Marshall County). This makes Holly Springs the county's most populous community.

The population of Holly Springs represents 0.26% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,699 people, the population of Holly Springs decreased 3.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,957 people).

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

Adding Holly Springs 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 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, we also found mention of Holly Springs 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 Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Holly Springs ...

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

Beyond Mississippi, there are 27 communities that are also named Holly Springs - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Louisiana, 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.

  • Piperton [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piperton
    • Piperton [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Holly Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piperton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piperton
  • Byhalia [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byhalia
    • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Holly Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<6>
  • Rossville [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
    • Rossville [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Holly Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<6>
  • Moscow [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
    • Moscow [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Holly Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Holly Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<6>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Holly Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<6>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Holly Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<6>
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Holly Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Holly Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores
    • Taska [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taska
      • Taska [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Holly Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taska

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. Our list includes 32 papers. 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holly Springs. 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 Marshall, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Holly Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holly Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Holly Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holly Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7768, Longitude: -89.4467       In this case, the coordinates for Holly Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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