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Holly Springs Information and Highlights

Holly Springs is located in North Carolina. It is a town which has a total population of over 24,000 as recorded in the 2010 census. Situated in Wake County, the town is amongst the fastest growing areas in the entire North Carolina as it has grown by more than 2½ times its population in the last 15 years.

History

The area surrounding Holly Springs was used by the Tuscarora Indians as their hunting ground before colonial settlement. The tribe left North Carolina in 1720 as they wanted to escape the influx of the Europeans.

Holly Springs has grown around fresh water springs over the years, and that’s where its name comes from as the water springs are believed to be the original “holly springs”. By the 1800s, what is now Holly Springs had already spawned a village, which consisted of a Baptist church, a general store created by Richard Jones, as well as a Masonic lodge. These constructions were soon followed by a cotton gin and sawmill.

Location

As per the information provided by the US Census Bureau, Holly Springs has a total area of about 39.2 km2 out of which 0.3 km2 is water (roughly 0.78%) while 38.9 km2 of it is land. The town is neighbored by Fuquay-Varina to the south and Apex to the north.

Weather

Apex enjoys a climate with warm humid temperature. The town has no dry season whereas the summers are hot. The area inside 40km of this district is covered by rivers and lakes (5%), croplands (16%), forests (74%), and built up areas (6%). Throughout the span of a year, the temperature in this region usually varies between -1°C and 32°C. It rarely goes below -8°C or above 35°C

Shopping

Holly Springs is indeed a shopping hub for one and all in Wake County. This is mainly due to the fact that this region is blessed with multiple interesting entertainment facilities and shopping centers that provide an exciting shopping experience.

Below are a few areas where you can have a blissful time out while shopping in Holly Springs:

  • Target – 100 Grand Hill Pl – (919) 762-3149
  • Swoon Boutique – 2112 Werrington Dr – (919) 586-7003
  • Thanks A Latte – 1118 Kentworth Dr – (919) 285-3729
  • Abagails Florist & Uptown Shoppes – 105 Hyannis Dr – (919) 303-8777
  • Harris Teeter – 324 Village Walk Dr – (919) 552-1596

Restaurants

As far as eating out is concerned, Holly Springs provides an exquisite combination of dining spots and enticing restaurants where one can have the finest of meals and other related experiences.

Listed below are some of the destinations at which you can enjoy a fine experience while eating out in Holly Springs:

  • The Mason Jar Tavern – 114 Grand Hill Pl – (919) 964-5060
  • My Way Tavern – 301 W Center St – (919) 285-2412
  • SiP Bistro – 128 Bass Lake Rd – (919) 762-7143
  • Riccis Pizzeria – 5217 Sunset Lake Rd – (919) 363-8852
  • China Best – 632 Holly Springs Rd – (919) 577-0888

Nightlife

The nightlife of Holly Springs is much similar to any other area’s in North Carolina: thrilling and exhilarating.

To get a taste of what’s it like out there in the nights in Holly Springs, you should definitely consider heading to the below mentioned places:

  • My Way Tavern – 301 W Center St – (919) 285-2412
  • SiP Bistro – 128 Bass Lake Rd – (919) 762-7143
  • Niche Wine Lounge – 109 N Main St – (919) 552-2300
  • Bass Lake Draft House – 124 Bass Lake Rd – (919) 567-3251
  • Chili’s – 111 Grand Hill Pl – (919) 557-7841

Schools

Other than all the exciting entertainment facilities and destinations, another aspect that Holly Springs covers considerably well is schooling and education. This is because the town is home to the most fantastic set of institutions and schools.

  • The following are the public schools located in Holly Springs, all of which are administered by the Wake County Public School System.
  • Holly Grove Elementary School
  • Holly Grove Middle School
  • Holly Ridge Elementary School
  • Holly Ridge Middle School
  • Holly Springs Elementary School
  • Holly Springs High School

Apart from the above mentioned, there is a private school in Holly Springs as well, which goes by the name of the New School Montessori Center.

Landmarks

For the landmarks, Holly Springs is home to the following notable places:

  • Historic Yates Mill County Park – 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd – (919) 856-6675
  • Page-Walker Center Garden – 119 Ambassador Loop – (919) 460-4963
  • Veterans Freedom Monument – 1517 N Harrison Ave
  • City Plaza – 400 block Fayetteville St
  • Haywood Hall & Gardens – 211 New Bern Pl – (919) 832-8357

Conclusion

All in all, Holly Springs is undoubtedly an ideal town to reside in. The outstanding feel of a peaceful living this vicinity offers combined with the interesting bunch of activities and facilities it has definitely stand apart from all other regions in Wake County. As such, it is definitely recommended that you consider Holly Springs as a serious option if you are in search of areas to live in.

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