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Holly Springs, North Carolina

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Holly Springs, NC attributes:

•Employment opportunities
• Low Crime
• Great Weather
• Amenities
• Golf Courses

Holly Springs has a golf tournament every spring

“Age old holly trees and bubbling springs from deep aquifers”.

About Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs is located in Wade county,  just a few miles south from Raleigh and Apex. The town is 15 square miles in size. The elevation is 397 feet. Rainfall is about 46 inches with 219 sunny days. The average high is 88 ° in July and low 29° in January.
40-foot ancient holly trees towered over freshwater springs – upon seeing this, the name Holly Springs came into being.  Some of the same centuries-old springs still feed creeks and ponds today.

Neighborhoods in Holly Springs
Here are a few of the subdivisions:

•Sunset Ridge
•Autumn Park
•Braxton Village
•Oak Hill
•Tuscany
•Sunset Oaks
•Westcott
•Highlands at Holly Glen
•Holly Pointe
•Oaks

Living in Holly Springs

Population: 31,000.
Median age: 34 years old. The bulk of the population is 25 to 54.
55% of residents have at least a bachelor’s degree.
Median cost of a home is $255,000.
55% of homes were built in the years 2000 -2009.
Cost of living is about 10% higher than national average.

Education in Holly Springs

Holly Springs is within 35 miles of 15 colleges and universities, including Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and N.C. State University.

Public schools in Holly Springs are part of the Wake County Public School System, which is consistently recognized as one of the best school systems in the nation. There are 11 schools which include K to 12. There are also a number of private schools, Magnet and charter schools.

Employment and Business in Holly Springs

Average household income is $91,000.
Get connected to the business community. The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce is a wealth of information and great networking.
In 2006 the pharmaceutical company Novartis was built in Holly Springs and employs approximately 800 people.

Other employment opportunities are 7,000-acre Research Triangle Park, 19 miles away. More than 200 companies, including IBM, Cisco, and pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline, have offices there and employ upwards of 50,000 workers.  There are also a large number of businesses, shops and lodging facilities in Holly Springs.

Special Events in Holly Springs

Holly Springs Parks and Recreation  organizes and hosts a variety of festivals and special events. The events are educational, informational, entertaining and enjoyable.

Here are some of the events: Bass Lake Day, Dog Days in the Park, HollyFest,  July 5th festivities, Main Street Christmas, Spring Fling, TurtleFest and Relay for Life to name a few.

History of Holly Springs

In colonial times, a small cluster of homes and businesses formed around the original “holly springs” in an area that once was a Tuscarora Indian hunting ground. The tiny community included a sawmill, a cotton gin, a store and a house that was used as a school and as a church.
The Town of Holly Springs was established in 1877

1960 -1980s several black businesses were flourishing. The town board consisted of many of its prominent black citizens, James Norris (Holly Springs' first black mayor). Later, in the 1980s other prominent black citizens joined the town council. During this period the town hired Dessie Mae Womble, the first black female chief of police in the state of North Carolina.  In 1992 Holly Springs suddenly boomed due to the tech industry.

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Neighborhoods

$95,000 - $875,000
Sq Ft: 1,000 - 5,500
$325,000 - $575,000
Sq Ft: 2,500 - 4,350