Coworking Station and, beginning in 2019, The Block. Holly Springs is positioned for continued growth thanks to early investments in infrastructure, including fiber optic internet, and an abundance of land, water and sewer capacity. The flourishing village was once again struck down by war with the start of World War I. The manufacturing facility was built on 167 acres (0.68 km2) in Holly Springs Business Park off N.C. 55 Bypass. The police chief manages the department assisted by a deputy chief, two lieutenants, and five sergeants. 5 QUARTERS. )���ro�"` . Town of Holly Springs Fiscal Year 2020-21 Strategic Plan Vision Holly Springs offers an unmatched quality of life that reflects the joys of small town living in a safe, family-friendly community that residents and businesses are proud to call home. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. Population increased from 900 in 1992 to an estimated 6000 in 1998 to nearly 25,000 in 2010. This new communal work space and innovation hub will allow even more companies to promote networking and foster collaboration leading to innovative ideas and positive impacts on the community. In 1875, George Benton Alford moved his successful mercantile business from Middle Creek Township to Holly Springs and was instrumental in beginning an economic revival in the community. Featured! We invite you to become a part of the success. In the 2000 census, there were only 9,192 people, 3,316 households, and 2,609 families residing in the town, demonstrating a large rate of growth during the past decade. On a single day at the Battle of Gettysburg, during the assault known as Pickett's Charge, 13 of the 14 commanding officers died. Bands of marauding robbers known as "bummers" raided the area farms and homesteads, taking food, supplies, silver, clothes and anything of value. , The Harrington-Dewar House, Holly Springs Masonic Lodge, and Leslie-Alford-Mims House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Wake County Sheriff's Office patrols the unincorporated area surrounding Holly Springs. This may have protected the house from destruction, the fate of many other grand southern houses. The convenient location of the Town of Holly Springs permits as little as a five minute drive to I-540 offering quick and direct access to the Research Triangle Park (RTP) and the Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU). The department consists of a command staff with 26 sworn officers and civilian support staff.  The town's population had not increased a great deal, holding at around 300, but the business community and the schools were drawing outsiders. Captain Oscar R. Rand recruited willing men of all ages to join Governor Zebulon Baird Vance's 26th Infantry Regiment in the Confederate States Army. The per capita income for the town was $31,527. The Town of Holly Springs was established in 1877. ‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties, Greater Raleigh Metropolitan Region (Raleigh-Cary MSA, part of the, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Holly Springs town, North Carolina", "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990", "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Holly Springs town, North Carolina", Holly Springs Lodge #115 | To Be, Rather than to Seem, Holly Springs, NC – Official Website – The Civil War in Holly Springs, Holly Springs, NC – Official Website – Doorways to the Past, http://www.alfordassociation.org/ACTION/aact4559.pdf, https://web.archive.org/web/20160808060103/https://www.realtown.com/TracySantrock/blog/market-conditions/holly-springs-nc-real-estate, "North Carolina lands $600m Novartis vaccine plan", "Raleigh firm to build, manage Holly Springs landfill", "A tornado's sound and fury terrorize southwest Wake", Former Campbell golfer Brad Fritsch on a roll for Rex Open, Candidate - Linda Hunt Williams - Our Campaigns, Susana Zigante - Women's Soccer - Grand Canyon University, Town of Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce: Town History, Holly Springs Youth Football & Cheerleading Booster Club, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Holly_Springs,_North_Carolina&oldid=986258473, Articles using NRISref without a reference number, Articles needing additional references from April 2007, All articles needing additional references, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from February 2008, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2008, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 October 2020, at 19:13.