Holly Springs

Holly Springs, Georgia

Holly Springs is located in the center of Cherokee County approximately thirty-five miles north of Atlanta and currently consists of 6.91 square miles. The population in Holly Springs exceeds 10,000 while over 225,000 reside in Cherokee County. In Holly Springs, the estimated median household income in 2013 was $59,966. The estimated median home value in 2013 was $185,431. Holly Springs includes the zip codes 30142.


Holly Springs is served by the Cherokee County School District, the ninth-largest school system in Georgia. CCSD's high schools all have been named to The Washington Post's list of "America's Most Challenging High Schools." The School District consistently ranks in the top five out of the 180 school systems in Georgia. CCSD's average SAT score margin is 70 points over the National average and 110 points over the State average.

Holly Springs is conveniently located for students seeking diplomas or degrees at Chattahoochee Technical College, Reinhardt University, or Kennesaw State University.


The City of Holly Springs was incorporated in 1906 around the busy train depot established by the Louisville & Nashville (L&N) Railroad. Today, Interstate 575 passes through the city, with access from exits 11 and 14. Cherokee Area Transportation System (CATS) provides public transportation service for residents of Cherokee County.

The recently expanded Cherokee County Airport is conveniently located north of Holly Springs off I-575. Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport is about one hour south of Holly Springs, GA.


Holly Springs, GA as part of Cherokee county consistently ranks lower in unemployment than the state average. The area's largest employers are the Cherokee County School District and Northside Hospital Cherokee. Other large employers include Wal-Mart and Kroger.


A brand new Northside Hospital Cherokee is under construction in Cherokee county, off I-575 at Exit 19. The new Northside Hospital-Cherokee campus comprises the hospital, medical office building, and 900 parking spaces on a 50-acre complex scheduled to come online in 2017.


Holly Springs, Georgia abounds with recreation activities for young and old. It is home to many parks including those maintained by Cherokee County and those within the city limits. City Parks include: Barrett Park featuring 13 acres with a playground and a walking trail. The City's JC Mullins Field is a regulation sized baseball field, which is home to several area teams. J.B. Owens Park is the city's new 33-acre park with playground, pavilion, trails and an open play field. In 2016 the City of Holly Springs acquired 58 acres for the Cagle Family Farm Project, a planned active and passive park.

County parks in Holly Springs include Kenney Askew Memorial Park, one of the oldest parks in the Cherokee County system, was recently expanded to include the new Richard Mauldin Sports Complex. Five new fields were opened in fall 2015. The park is also home to the Malon D. Mimms Boys & Girls Club. Barnett Park is located on 25 acres and includes baseball/softball diamonds, a playground, picnic areas and walking trails alongside Downing Creek.

The new and innovative Cherokee County Aquatic Center is located in Holly Springs, off I-575 at exit 11. This state-of-the-art, full service aquatics facility complete with two indoor pools and one outdoor leisure pool. The center offers instructional, fitness, therapeutic, competitive and recreational swimming opportunities. The Oasis outdoor leisure pool includes a water playground, two water slides, play features, beach entry, pavilions, Funbrella, family restrooms, locker rooms and a café.

Downtown Holly Springs

After ten years in the making, land has started being cleared for a 22 acre Holly Springs Town Center that will include restaurants, retail, civic buildings, an amphitheater, homes, assisted living, town homes, millennial units, green space and parking for downtown in Holly Springs. It will create an entire new downtown area at the intersection of Holly Springs Parkway and Hickory Flat Road. In the future, events like the Easter Egg Hunt, Autumn Fest, and Christmas Parade will be held in the heart of the city.

Holly Springs Neighborhoods

Holly Springs, Georgia offers established residential communities and more in the planning stages. Home prices range from the mid $100s to high 300s. Our Holly Springs real estate experts will help you find the right neighborhood for you and your family.

Holly Springs, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions under $200K

Barrett Farms, Childers Acres, Holly Mill

Holly Springs, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions under $300K

Holly Commons and Enclave at Harmony on the Lake

Holly Springs, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions over $300K

Harmony on the Lakes and Sunset Heights

Helpful Links


City of Holly Springs: http://www.hollyspringsga.us/

Cherokee County: http://www.cherokeega.com/

Voter Registration: http://voter.cherokeega.com/

Driver's License: http://local.dmv.org/georgia/cherokee-county/dmv-o...

Tag & Property Tax: http://www.cherokeega.com/tax-commissioners-office...


Cherokee County Water: http://ccwsa.com/customer-service/moving-in-or-out/

Georgia Power: https://www.georgiapower.com/residential/

Sawnee EMC: https://www.sawnee.com/content/service-area

Natural Gas: https://www.atlantagaslight.com/


Cherokee County School District: http://cherokeek12.net/


City of Holly Springs Parks & Recreation: http://www.hollyspringsga.us/departments/parks_and...

Cherokee Recreation & Parks Agency: http://www.crpa.net/


Chamber of Commerce: http://cherokeechamber.com/

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Updated: 26th August, 2019 10:05 AM.