Holly Springs: The Safest Town in North Carolina
It’s no surprise that Holly Springs was recently named the Safest Town in North Carolina and consistently rates among the Best Places to Live—quiet streets, highly-affordable homes, friendly small-town community, and access to a plethora of high-tech jobs provide a very high quality of life to the residents of this thriving community. For those seeking small-town charm in the thriving career hub of the Triangle area, look no farther than Holly Springs!
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Live, Work & Play in Holly Springs
Located just minutes outside of the Research Triangle Park, and boasting several of its own major companies, Holly Springs is a top city for employment. Major employers within Holly Springs include Sequirus, a flu vaccine manufacturing company and Warp Technologies. Major regional employers include IBM, WakeMed, GlaxoSmithKline, and Cisco Systems.
Events & Programs
Holly Springs might be a small town, but it’s thriving with life and culture! Get out, meet your neighbors, and celebrate the season with community events such as downtown Farmers Markets, annual Hollyfest, Christmas Parade on Main Street, or performances at the Holly Springs Cultural Center. Or try a new hobby with community classes for art, drama, music, health and fitness, cooking, and more!
Holly Springs is served by top-rated Wake County Public Schools, the largest school district in North Carolina. All Holly Springs schools have received ratings of an 8/10 or above from GreatSchools, and include 10/10-rated Holly Grove Elementary, Holly Springs Elementary, 9/10-rated Holly Grove Middle School, and 8/10-rated Holly Ridge Elementary, Holly Ridge Middle, and Holly Springs High School.
Holly Springs Insider Information
Parks & Recreation
Holly Springs offers countless opportunities to get outside and enjoy beautiful weather. Parks such as Bass Lake Park offer boating, fishing, hiking and biking trails, picnic shelters, nature and education centers, athletic courts and fields, disc golf, playgrounds, and even fitness stations and turf fields. Hunt Recreation Center offers additional amenities such as a fitness center, indoor track and gymnasium, and a playground. Holly Springs is also home to two premiere golf courses, Devils Ridge and 12 Oaks.
Population (2013): 28,915
Population Change Since 2000: +214.6%
Average Home Value (2013): $231,244
Commute to RTP: 25 min
Commute to Raleigh: 25 min
Recent Holly Springs Awards
Looking for even more reasons to love Holly Springs? View some of its most recent awards—Holly Springs isn't just beloved by it's residents! It rates on a national scale!
- February 2016: Safest Town in NC and 51st Safest Town in U.S. – NeighborhoodScout
- February 2015: 3rd Best City for Young Families – NerdWallet
- January 2015: 5th in North Carolina for Affordability – SmartAsset
Holly Springs Real Estate
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