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Welcome to Hollis ...

Hollis is located in Rutherford County<1>.

Hollis is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Hollis: (828)

Communities Also Named Hollis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Hollis - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas.

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

Communities near Hollis ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Hollis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<4>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Hollis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<4>
  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Hollis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<4>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Hollis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<4>
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Hollis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<4>
    • Belwood [Cleveland County]
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      • Belwood [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Hollis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Hollis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<4>
    • Kingstown [Cleveland County]
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      • Kingstown [Cleveland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Hollis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingstown
    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
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      • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Hollis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Patterson Springs [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson Springs
      • Patterson Springs [Cleveland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Hollis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 628 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patterson Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson Springs

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hollis ...

Looking for more information about Hollis? 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 Hollis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hollis.

Adding Hollis to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hollis 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 Hollis was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hollis on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rutherford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hollis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hollis) 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 Hollis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HollisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hollis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4364, Longitude: -81.7303    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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