Introduction to Holly Hill, Florida
Holly Hill, Florida, in Volusia county, is 2 miles N of Daytona Beach, Florida (center to center) and 83 miles SE of Jacksonville, Florida. The city is part of the Daytona Beach metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 12,119 people live in Holly Hill.
Holly Hill History
William Fleming named Holly Hill in 1877. He was one of the early settlers and had bought 4000 acres of land along the Halifax River. Soon a post office was established in the area, followed by a school and a general store. By the end of the century, Holly Hill had about fifty inhabitants. It was incorporated in 1901.
Holly Hill and nearby Attractions
- Halifax River
- Daytona Beach
Things To Do In Holly Hill
There are about 12 parks which offer facilities for a varied number of activities. In fact there is a park solely dedicated to dogs. The neighboring Daytona Beach offers opportunities for swimming and water sports, among other activities. The city organizes various events, festivals and performances on a regular basis.
Holly Hill Transportation
Jacksonville International Airport is the closest major airport. Ormond Beach Municipal Airport is also nearby.
Holly Hill Higher Education
Daytona Beach Community College is the closest college.