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New holland mill house
Mill House, Built 1903, by the Pacolet Mill

New Holland, Georgia is a mill village located approximately two miles north-east of Gainesville, Georgia, and is in Hall County, Georgia. New Holland was constructed by the Pacolet Manufacturing Company in the 1890s and consisted of several hundred homes for workers in the Pacolet Cotton Mill. A central feature was New Holland Springs, which purportedly had health-giving properties. The village is unincorporated and has a population of approximately 600. The New Holland mill is currently owned and operated by Milliken, Inc.

  • Douglas Ivester, a former CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, was born in New Holland.
  • Brad Strickland, a science-fiction and mystery novelist, was born in New Holland.
  • Douglas Winters, a former Hall County School Superintendent was born in New Holland.

Coordinates: 34°18′25″N 83°48′09″W / 34.30694°N 83.8025°W / 34.30694; -83.8025

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