Place:Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States


NameHolly Springs
Alt namesSuavatookysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28007026
Coordinates34.773°N 89.446°W
Located inMarshall, Mississippi, United States
Contained Places
Banks Family Cemetery
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Holly Springs is a city in and county seat of Marshall County, Mississippi, United States near southern Tennessee.

Near the Mississippi Delta, the area was developed as cotton plantations, which depended on slave labor. After the American Civil War, many freedmen worked as sharecroppers and tenant farmers. As the county seat, the city is a center of trade and court sessions.

The population was 7,957 at the 2000 census. A slight decrease in population was calculated in the 2010 census. Opportunities are limited in the rural area and young people leave to find work.

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