Know for being "out in the middle of nowhere," the birthplace of the american biker back in the incident of 1947, and also for its rich farm and ranch heritage.
It only has one high school, San Benito High School. The school mascot, the haybaler, has been voted the 2nd most original high school mascot in the United States.
Hollister is known for being a little more conservative than its other central coast neighbors, but most people are quite accepting of others, much more so than other so-called progressive towns in the area.
Many of the local kids hate the town claiming its too boring and will often go to other towns to have fun. The fact is that these people aren't Hollister natives, often times, they left bigger and nastier towns for Hollister's positive atmosphere.
The local Target store is probably the most hip place in town. It's semi-jokingly refered to as our mall.
Hollister is a beautiful town and everyone should visit!