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Overview

Introduction to Holly Springs, Mississippi

Holly Springs, Mississippi, in Marshall county, is 43 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee.

Holly Springs History

The Chickasaw Indians discovered the area where natural springs flowed through the hills of holly trees. The area was originally called Suavatooky. This area became a meeting place for explorers and traders, who called it Holly Springs. Gradually, Holly Springs developed as a center for agriculture, commerce and law. It was incorporated in 1837. Holly Springs gradually recovered from the damage that was caused during the Civil War.

Holly Springs and nearby Attractions

  • Marshall County Historical Museum
  • Wall Doxey State Park
  • Chewalla Lake & Holly Springs National Forest
  • Kirkwood National Golf Club

Things To Do In Holly Springs

Marshall County Historical Museum is an interesting place to visit. The Wall Doxey State Park is well-known for its recreational facilities. One can also visit the Chewalla Lake or the Holly Springs National Forest to enjoy fishing and swimming. The Kirkwood National Golf Club is popular among local golfers. Festivals like the Ida B. Wells Arts and Crafts Family Festival and Kudzu Festival are hosted by the city.

Holly Springs Transportation

Memphis International Airport offers air transportation opportunities.

Holly Springs Higher Education

Rust College is situated in Holly Springs. Other nearby higher educational institutes include the University of Mississippi, Northwest Mississippi Community College and Southwest Tennessee Community College-Macon Campus.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,591
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens9.5%
Employed Population 16+2,437
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married21.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.7%
Median Earnings25+$28,604
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,650
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,558

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,028
% Above Poverty Level71.3%
% Below Poverty Level28.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone34%
Median Gross Rent$569
Median House Value$73,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)81.5%
English4.4%
German2.3%
Irish2.2%
French Except Basque0.7%
Italian0.6%
African0.4%
Scottish0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Czech0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Holly Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marshall County
Standard Zip Codes38635
P.O. Box Zip Codes38634, 38649
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.77
Approximate Longitude-89.44

Holly Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHOLLY SPRINGS 4 N
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip57 inches
StationINDEPENDENCE 1 W
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp29 to 48 F
Apr Temp48 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationUNIVERSITY
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip57.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Abbeville442$55,000
Ashland546$57,083
Byhalia1,861$34,338
Hickory Flat673$40,625
Potts Camp661$46,477
Snow Lake Shores380$54,464

Holly Springs Public Libraries

Marshall County Library
109 EAST GHOLSON AVENUE
Holly Springs, Mississippi
(662) 252-3823

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Holly Springs Hospitals

Alliance Healthcare System
(Proprietary)
1430 Highway 4 East
(662) 252-1212

Holly Springs Public Schools

Galena Elementary School (k-8)
4202 Hwy 4 West
ZIP: 38635
(662) 564-2229
Primary
Total Enrollment 213
H. W. Byers Elementary (k-5)
4178 Highway 72 East
ZIP: 38635
(662) 851-7826
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
H. W. Byers High School (9-12)
4178 Hwy 72 East
ZIP: 38635
(662) 851-7826
High
Total Enrollment 209
H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8)
4178 Highway 72 East
ZIP: 38635
(662) 851-7826
Middle
Total Enrollment 128
Holly Springs Career & Tech Center
410 East Falconer
ZIP: 38635
(662) 252-2071
High
Holly Springs High School
165 North Walthall Street
ZIP: 38635
(662) 252-4371
High
Total Enrollment 445
Holly Springs Intermediate School
210 West Valley Street
ZIP: 38635
(662) 252-2329
Middle
Total Enrollment 285
Holly Springs Junior High School
325 East Falconer
ZIP: 38635
(662) 252-7737
Middle
Total Enrollment 236
Holly Springs Primary School
405 South Maury Street
ZIP: 38635
(662) 252-1768
Primary
Total Enrollment 514
Alternative Learning School
158 East College Ave
ZIP: 38659
(662) 252-4271
Other

Holly Springs Private Schools

Holy Family School
395 West St
ZIP: 38635
Elementary
Total Enrollment 165
Marshall Academy
100 Academy Dr
ZIP: 38635
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 241
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