Holly Springs, NC: Large City Amenities & Small City Charm
Holly Springs is a beautiful community that rests in the southern section of Wake County, nestled between Apex to the North and Fuquay-Varina to the South. What started as a crossroads, a general store, a church, and a masonic lodge has burgeoned into a bustling town with steady population and job growth. "Safest Place in N.C.," "Most Affordable Place in N.C.," "Best City for Young Families in N.C.," and "Best Places in N.C. for Home Ownership" are just a few of the awards that Holly Springs has won year after year.
Maintaining its Small Town Feel Amidst Rapid Growth
Population growth in Holly Springs went from just 1,000 in 1990 to currently over 25,000 people. However, this steady growth over the last 25 years has not kept Holly Springs from maintaining its small town feel, or continuing to provide top-level service for its citizens.
Providing prosperity for residents is an ever important part of any town government, but advancements should not come at the cost of community security or satisfaction. Holly Springs has managed its expansion exceptionally well, and it shows on the faces of Holly Springs' happy citizens.
With Holly Springs' advances in technology and its exemplary record for winning awards for being, well, an awesome place to live, what else do you need to know? How about the excellent schools and parks that Holly Springs has available to its citizens. Holly Springs has 6 parks, an athletic complex (with tennis, basketball, soccer, and baseball fields), and several picnic shelters to choose from. Also, there are 5 Elementary schools, 3 Middle Schools, and 2 High Schools available to those who have children attending school.
Holly Springs Schools:
- Holly Springs Elementary
- Holly Grove Elementary
- Holly Ridge Elementary
- New School Montessori Center
- Primrose School At Holly Grove
- Holly Ridge Middle
- Holly Grove Middle
- Southern Wake Academy
- Holly Springs High
As an added bonus, Holly Springs is conveniently located only a short drive away from nearby Triangle cities such as Raleigh, Cary and Durham. With easy access to area freeways and the new I-540 extension, Holly Springs places you within minutes of everything from fine dining and shopping to cultural attractions and every day conveniences. The nearby RDU International Airport ensures that everything from your daily commute to international travel plans unfold seamlessly.