Holt UK vs. Holt US: Where would you rather live?

Holt V Holt

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The much loved Norfolk town of Holt has many charming features, that make it a great place for people to visit. Whilst its distinctive character can not easily be replicated, we take a look at its namesake, Holt, Michigan in America to see if the two are alike not just in name, but in nature.

Holt V Holt

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Holt V Holt

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Holt St Andrew the Apostle Church, UK v Cedar Street Church, US

Holt V Holt

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Byfords Coffee Shop, UK v Coffee Barrel, US

Holt V Holt

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Holt V Holt

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Holt V Holt

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Holt in Michigan, America has a total area of 4.3 square miles, making it a similar size to our own. The first permanent settlers in the township arrived in 1837 and the community has built up since then to include a thriving community with access to a post office, hotel and several other businesses.

It is also home to a twenty mile long ancient, glacial esker which is the longest in Michigan.

Population:

Holt, UK: 3,810 (2011)

Holt, Michigan: 23,973 (2010)

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