#1 Safest City in NC-HomeSnacks.com, 2019
Holly Springs: 36,749; Wake County (2018): 1,092,305; Raleigh MSA (2018): 1,362,540
16.8 million to the Raleigh area (2018)
4.75-percent state tax; 2.5-percent county tax
Holly Springs Life
Welcome to Holly Springs, a small and welcoming hometown outside of Raleigh rich in Southern culture and history.
Quality of Life
All you need to do is ask around… Holly Springs is a great place to live and work. No matter your age or favorite hobby, opportunities to enjoy life are abundant in and around town.
With so much to do in this quaint, scenic, and friendly hometown, residents of Holly Springs enjoy a very high quality of life. The focus here is
Parks & Recreation
Get outside in Holly Springs; it’s easy! Boasting plenty of parks, a lake and retreat center, a recreation center, a cultural arts center, miles of greenways, and lots of picnic shelters, there are plenty of ways to walk, run, sun, bike, boat, swim, or simply sit and enjoy the great outdoors.
Holly Springs Parks and Rec also offers many community programs, including art, drama, sports, nature and outdoor education, cooking, after-school care, fitness and wellness, dance, summer camps, senior programs.
Principal Colleges and Universities
- Women's Colleges: Meredith College
- Culinary School: The Chef's Academy
- Religious Colleges: Shepherds Theological Seminary, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Community College: Wake Technical Community College
- Historically Black Universities: Saint Augustine's University, Shaw University
- Major Research University: North Carolina State University
- Law School: Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law (Campbell University)
- Other Private: William Peace University
Top Holly Springs Attractions
Arts & Culture
It’s easy to enjoy music, art, and events in Holly Springs. From the Weekly Blues Concerts at Foxfire, featuring traditional North Mississippi Country blues, to the live
Holly Springs is home to a plethora of small businesses and boutiques. Whether you’re looking for unique, personalized, or handmade, the shops of Holly Springs are the place to find it. Explore the shops of Funky Monkey, Angie’s Boutique, Jennie’s Flowers & Gifts, and Marshall Pottery.
Featuring some of Mississippi’s best cooks and finest Southern cooking, the restaurants of Holly Springs are one-of-a-kind delicious. For Southern hospitality and cooking, head to Annie’s Restaurant or the Chicken Coop, or sample some Creole-style dishes at JB’s Family Restaurant.
The Newest Holly Springs Homes
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