Holly Springs

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Holly Springs, North Carolina.

Holly Springs is a fast growing town in Eastern Wake County with a population of around 30,000. It is located between the towns of Apex and Fuquay-Varina also rapidly growing towns and next to Cary a very popular town in the Triangle. The population has grown considerably over the years, from around 10,000 in 2000 and is projected to be over 40,000 by 2025. Drawn by the Holly Springs homes for sale families find this neat town with good schools, a vibrant community, proximity to shopping, employment as a great place to live.

Holly Springs Population Facts & Figures

Population Approx 30,000

Median Age 34

97.4% of the population have high school diploma

53.5% have a college degree

16.7% have a graduate degree

88% are home owners

Median Sale Price in 2015 $250,000

History of Holly Springs

The town grew up around natural springs in an area previously a Tuscarora Indian hunting ground. In colonial times at a crossroads the town first got a sawmill, a church, school and a cotton gin and began to grow. The Civil War saw Union Troops stationed near the town headquartered in the Historic Leslie-Alford-Mims House. The town suffered because of the war and when the neighboring town of Apex got the railroad folks moved away.

In 1875 the town got another lease on life when George Benton Alford moved his mercantile business to Holly Springs. Eventually bringing the railroad to town and petitioning to have the town incorporated in 1877. The town has continue to grow since and is now in a growth spurt like it’s neighbors in Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Cary.

Shopping in Holly Springs

The Holly Springs Towne Center continues to add retail stores restaurants and a 9 screen Carmike Cinemas movie theater expected to open in October 2016. Other stores in the center include well known national chains and speciality retail stores. Some of the stores open at this time are…

  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Target
  • Dick’s
  • Dressbarn
  • DSW
  • Petco
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Ulta

Schools in Holly Springs

The public schools in and around Holly Springs are part of the Wake County Public School System. Wake County Schools operate on both a year round calendar and a traditional calendar. In parts of the county schools are capped due to the tremendous growth so new residents are advised to contact the school system and find out the base school for your new address. Some of the schools in Holly Springs are

  • Holly Grove Elementary
  • Holly Springs Elementary
  • Holly Ridge Elementary
  • Holly Grove Middle
  • Holly Springs High School

Parks And Rec in Holly Springs

The town recently opened the North Main Athletic Complex which is a $20 million multi purpose sports facility. The complex which features two soccer fields, a baseball field, multiple tennis courts and basketball opened in 2016. There are a number of other ball and sport fields in town. The Bass Lake Park facility is a 54 acre lake stocked for fishing and a conference center, nature center and greenway trails. Open year round, the park is home to native plants and wildlife. Located next to the lake is Suggs Farm which the town purchased in 2012 with plans for a multi use park.

 Holly Springs Homes For Sale

What is the real estate market like in Holly Springs and what types of homes for sale are there? Most of the Holly Springs homes for sale are single family homes in subdivisions some are all new construction or a combination of new and resales and others are older homes in established neighborhoods. Home prices have been going up in most towns in the Triangle and Holly Springs is no different. The homes for sale in Holly Springs currently range from a price of around $100,000 to close to $1Million. Home prices in August 2016 are up 8% compared to 2015 and the average sales price in August was $297,333.

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