Holly Property Management

Located in the northern portion of Oakland County, Holly is a small village that is about fifty-five miles northwest of Detroit. The village lies nearly completely within Holly Township, with only a tiny portion extending into Rose Township. First settled around 1836, the village's first business district, which consisted of a saw mill and a grist mill, developed in 1844. Not many years later, the The Detroit & Milwaukee Railroad was built intersecting Holly in 1855, and attracting a great deal of attention to the area. The Pierre Marquette was then constructed in 1862, making Holly one of the first communities in the State of Michigan with a junction. Holly was incorporated as a village at the end of the Civil War.

As times progressed in Holly, so did the businesses in the village. Once the need for a business decreased enough, another would soon take its place. Countless businesses have operated out of locations in the village that are still open today. Currently, the Village of Holly is home these industries: Bars Leak, Delta Tube, CM-Schneible, and Universal Data. Holly is also the home of the Annual Holly Dickens Festival and the Michigan Renaissance Festival, as well as the beginning point of the Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail at WaterWorks Park. Also, there are a number of notorious people who were born and/or raised in the Village of Holly. Some of the well-known individuals from the area include: The developer of the Mount Rose snow sampler - James E. Church, Jr.; and winner of several medals of valor, the youngest pilot to shoot down a MiG in combat, Vietnam Veteran, and Air Force hero - Karl W. Richter. Additionally, the 2009 film All's Faire in Love was also shot primarily in the Village of Holly.

The estimated population of the Village of Holly is approximately 6,195 people. The village has 3.04 square miles of total area, which includes 2.76 square miles of land space - giving it a population density of about 2,244.6 inhabitants per square mile. The median household income is around $61,520 and the median per capita income is about $23,270. The median home value in Holly is estimated at about $171,100 while the current median sales price for homes in the area is approximately $170,360. The median gross rent price has been on the rise over the last few years, and is currently just over $1,400 per month - almost exactly the same as the national median. The unemployment rate is 8.8% in Holly, while the people who live below the poverty level equal about 13.1% of the total population.

There are countless aspects that attract both residents and visitors to the Village of Holly. One of the most popular attractions near the village is Mount Holly. Although is is technically located just beyond the border of the village, Mount Holly is the largest ski/snowboard resort in southeastern Michigan. The area includes nineteen ski trails ranging in difficulty, as well as a high-speed chairlift. Also located just slightly outside of the village itself is the Holly Recreation Area. This recreational area consists of more than 7,800 acres of total area, bisected by Interstate 75 and Dixie Highway. The park offers activities on both sides of the highway crossings, including: Hiking and mountain biking trails, a golf course, model airplane flying field, a beach, swimming, fishing, boating, hunting, picnic areas, a snack bar, boat rentals, 160 campsites, and three cabins available for rent. In addition, Holly also offers a number of other community parks and recreation areas open to the public. Parks and recreational areas in Holly include: Sorensen Park & Nature Center, Seven Lakes State Park, Rose Oaks County Park, Groveland Oaks County Park, Garden Park, and numerous others.

The Village of Holly is served by the Holly Area School District. This school district covers Holly and portions of other surrounding communities. The district serves around 3,365 students each year throughout its seven schools. The schools that are found within the Holly Area School District include: Davisburg Elementary School, Rose Pioneer Elementary School, Patterson Elementary School, and Holly Elementary School - which all serve students in Kindergarten through fifth grade. The Karl Richter Campus serves students from Kindergarten through twelfth, Holly Middle School serves students from grades sixth through eighth, and Holly High School serves students from ninth through twelfth grade.

The Holly Township Library is the public library that serves the communities of Holly, Groveland, and Rose. Open six days a week, the community states that the library offers "A friendly and helpful staff to help with your informational and recreational reading needs." (https://www.facebook.com/Holly-Township-Library-page_info) Of course, as with any library, the main focus is to help educate, assist with resources, and to better the overall community. The library also offers a number of activities for individuals of any age to participate in, as well family oriented entertainment. Job interviews techniques are taught at the library, a trunk sale is held, as well as a back-to-school event each year. Medical facilities can be one of the most important choices to make, and most difficult. However, a variety of options certainly provides a greater sense of satisfaction from making such a choice. When it comes to healthcare, the Village of Holly definitely doesn't disappoint. Healthcare facilities in and around Holly include: CBM Healthcare Inc, McLaren Flint-Fenton Community Medical Center, Hometown Urgent Care, Women's Integrated Healthcare, New Oakland Child-Adolescent, and several other facilities, including specialty clinics. The number of perks, unbeatable activities and entertainment, and affordable living - there isn't much that the Village of Holly doesn't offer!

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