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Holly Ridge, North Carolina
Welcome to Holly Ridge ...
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.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Holly Ridge has a population of 2,841 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Holly Ridge.
Holly Ridge is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Holly Ridge lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Holly Ridge: (910)
Websites for Holly Ridge ...
Official Website: www.hollyspringsnc.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Holly Ridge had an population of 2,841 people. This is an increase of 124.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 241.88% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Holly Ridge had a population of 1,268 people. This makes Holly Ridge the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Holly Ridge represents 0.01% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 306th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,268 people, the population of Holly Ridge increased 52.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 831 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Holly Ridge.
Communities Also Named Holly Ridge ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Holly Ridge - they are located in Delaware, Louisiana (3), Mississippi (2), 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Holly Ridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Holly Ridge.
Adding Holly Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Holly Ridge was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Holly Ridge on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Holly Ridge on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Holly Ridge: www.hollyspringsnc.us/
The official website for Onslow County: www.co.onslow.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022