Holland Michigan is a pedestrian friendly city that spans the Ottawa Allegan county line. 9.08 square miles of the city are part of Ottawa county, and the remaining 8.13 square miles are located in Allegan county. The population of Holland was 33,051 as of the 2010 census. However, there are 95,394 people living in the surrounding area.
Because Lake Michigan is just minutes from Holland and other towns in the Zeeland Real Estate market, Holland and surrounding areas are popular recreational focal points, attracting many tourists as well as new residents who are interested in buying a house. There are a number of luxury waterfront homes for sale right on Lake Michigan in the Holland area, and as the housing market recovers, property values for this lakefront property are rising. Zeeland Real Estate has thus seen an uptick in recent months of new home buyers clamoring for single family houses in Holland.
Something than many people love about Holland, Michigan, and which is a selling point for Zeeland Real Estate professionals, is the proliferation of tulips in the area. Right now, there are an estimated 6 million tulips planted throughout the city, many in residential areas where Zeeland Real Estate agents have a number of listings. These tulips add to the natural beauty of the Holland area, and are also a visual pun on the name of the town, as the country Holland, also known as the Netherlands, is world famous for its tulips.
The population of Holland, MI increased from 3,000 residents at its Semi Centennial year, 1897 to 15,000 during its 1947 Centennial. In 1997, its Sesquicentennial year, the population of Holland surpassed 30,000. The number of newcomers flocking to Holland, Michigan only continues to grow as new residents clamor to buy the lovely homes sold by Zeeland Real Estate professionals. References.