Holly Springs

Welcome to Holly Springs: A Town That’s Going Places

With rapid growth cementing the desirability of Holly Springs, this Raleigh suburb is more than worthy of your consideration. Close to innovation hub Research Triangle Park, Holly Springs has a bright economic outlook and plenty of lovely homes within commuting distance. You’ll find plenty of cultural enrichment with a growing arts and entertainment scene, drool-worthy dining, an eclectic selection of local shops, and access to some of the best schools in the country.

Let’s explore what life is like for residents of Holly Springs, a town that loves to get together and celebrate the good things in life, and the great things this place is building.

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Why Do Residents Choose Holly Springs?


Parks & Recreation

Holly Springs holds a bounty of beauty for outdoor lovers. Central North Carolina is home to glorious lakes, forests, and mountains, offering easy access to hiking, biking, kayaking, camping, and more. In Holly Springs proper, residents can go fishing at Bass Lake Park with its lake stocked with fish. Family-favorite Parrish Womble Park is packed with modern playgrounds with different areas for different ages. A truly patriotic park, Holly Springs Veterans Park is an opportunity to pause and appreciate the men and women who serve our country in the military.


Things to Do

Holly Springs is a community with a decidedly celebratory spirit. Throughout the year, you’ll find fun ways to socialize with old friends and make new ones. The town gathers each year to honor the town during HollyFest, with artists, vendors, and live entertainment. The magic of July 4th fireworks is extended here, since the town gets a bonus second night of delight with July 5th! And, Holly Springs rings in spring with the Spring Fling, a day of egg hunting, activities, and a community yard sale.


Public Education

Residents of Holly Springs are fortunate to be part of the exceptional Wake County Public School System. The largest school district in North Carolina is also one of the brightest. With the most National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certified teachers of any school district nationwide, students are guaranteed access to excellent educational opportunities. Plus, this highly-desirable district has a positive effect on the housing market in Holly Springs.


Local Amenities

You’ll find the latest trends in style and cuisine well-represented in Holly Springs. The new, ultra-modern Town Hall Commons is a shopping and dining hub that also throws professional and medical services into the mix. All of the major mainstream retailers are available as well. Enjoy dining on scratch-made pizza, or enjoy innovative spins on American classics at popular taverns and breweries. Don’t miss the Farmers Market for the freshest foods, now open every Saturday all year long.



Holly Springs is a true Wake County success story, with an impressive population boom due in part to the employment opportunities. Large biopharmaceutical and manufacturing automation companies call Holly Springs home, providing cutting-edge jobs in a high-growth field. There are also plenty of careers in education, healthcare, and retail. Thanks in part to the festivals and events, Holly Springs has a growing reputation as a tourist destination, creating even more jobs.

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Holly Springs At a Glance

Quick Facts

Population: 34,874
Growth Since 2000: +273.5%
Zip Codes: 27539 and 275340
County: Wake
Mean Home Price: $539,500

Travel & Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 20 mi
Downtown Cary: 12 mi
RDU Airport: 24 mi
Major Roads: NC-55, Main St

Holly Springs Real Estate Resources

Find your dream home or condo in Holly Springs by contacting me, Ann Milton, your Lillington, Fuquay and the surrounding area real estate expert, today.

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