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Holly Springs, Georgia
Holly Springs train depot
Holly Springs train depot
Location in Cherokee County and the state of Georgia
Location in Cherokee County and the state of Georgia
Holly Springs, Georgia is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Holly Springs, Georgia
Holly Springs, Georgia
Location in Georgia (U.S. state)
Holly Springs, Georgia is located in the United States
Holly Springs, Georgia
Holly Springs, Georgia
Location in the United States
Holly Springs, Georgia is located in Metro Atlanta
Holly Springs, Georgia
Holly Springs, Georgia
Location in Metro Atlanta
Country United States
State Georgia
County Cherokee
Area
 • Total 7.29 sq mi (18.88 km2)
 • Land 7.19 sq mi (18.62 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
Elevation
1,109 ft (338 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 16,213
 • Density 2,254.94/sq mi (870.68/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30142
Area code(s) 770/678/470
FIPS code 13-39524
GNIS feature ID 0315567

Holly Springs is a city in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States. The population was 9,189 as of the 2010 census, up from 3,195 in 2000.

Geography

Holly Springs is located south of the center of Cherokee County at 34°9′59″N 84°30′4″W / 34.16639°N 84.50111°W / 34.16639; -84.50111 (34.166478, -84.501016). It is bordered by Canton, the county seat, to the north, and by Woodstock to the south. Interstate 575 passes through the city, with access from exits 11 and 14. Downtown Atlanta is 36 miles (58 km) to the south.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Holly Springs has a total area of 6.7 square miles (17.3 km2), of which 6.6 square miles (17.0 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 1.57%, is water.

Neighboring unincorporated communities

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 251
1920 216 −13.9%
1930 273 26.4%
1940 256 −6.2%
1950 386 50.8%
1960 475 23.1%
1970 575 21.1%
1980 687 19.5%
1990 2,406 250.2%
2000 3,195 32.8%
2010 9,189 187.6%
2020 16,213 76.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Holly Springs racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 12,152 74.95%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 1,150 7.09%
Native American 32 0.2%
Asian 419 2.58%
Pacific Islander 3 0.02%
Other/Mixed 870 5.37%
Hispanic or Latino 1,587 9.79%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 16,213 people, 4,145 households, and 3,205 families residing in the city.

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