A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Holly Springs, North Carolina
Welcome to Holly Springs ...
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 37,872 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Holly Springs.
Holly Springs is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Holly Springs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Holly Springs: (919) and (984)<5>
Websites for Holly Springs ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.hollyspringschamber.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Holly Springs, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Holly Springs had an population of 37,872 people. This is an increase of 53.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 312.01% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Holly Springs had a population of 24,661 people. This makes Holly Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Holly Springs represents 0.26% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 24,661 people, the population of Holly Springs increased 168.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,192 people).
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 ...
While we believe that this Holly Springs is located in Wake County, we know of another 5 North Carolina communities named Holly Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Carteret, Cumberland, Henderson, Macon and Rutherford County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 27 communities that are also named Holly Springs - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi (2), 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.
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.
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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 Wake County: www.wakegov.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Oct 2021