Holly, Washington

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Holly
Unincorporated community
Holly is located in Washington (state)
Holly
Holly
Location within the state of Washington
Coordinates: 47°33′28″N 122°58′37″W / 47.55778°N 122.97694°W / 47.55778; -122.97694Coordinates: 47°33′28″N 122°58′37″W / 47.55778°N 122.97694°W / 47.55778; -122.97694
Country United States
State Washington
County Kitsap
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 1520865[1]

Holly is an unincorporated community in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. Named in 1895 for the presence of a large holly tree, Holly is located in the southwestern corner of the county, along the Hood Canal.[2][3]

Holly is a residential area, although a substantial number (around half) of residents are summer-only. Holly is known for its isolation, as well as its unusually high rain totals. There are no commercial establishments in the community, as it is accessible only through back roads and is not near any major population centre.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Holly". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Majors, Harry M. (1975). Exploring Washington. Van Winkle Publishing Co. p. 83. ISBN 978-0-918664-00-6. 
  3. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 115.