Hickory Catawba County, North Carolina

Hickory: City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States

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Location of Hickory on North Carolina map.

About

Hickory is a city located in the county of Catawba in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 40,010 and a population density of 515 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 41,473 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1869.

US-NC-Hickory Union Square image
US-NC-Hickory Union Square
US-NC-Hickory Union Square image

Geography

Hickory is located at 35°43'59"N 81°20'28"W (35.7331900, -81.3412000).

Hickory map

Hickory Quick Facts

Population : 41,473 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Catawba County
Postal code : 28601–28603
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 77.7 km2
Altitude : 1,188 feet / 362 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:17:30 (25th September 2021)
Density : 534 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.53% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Hickory increased by 3.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 40,010 - census
2011 39,938 -0.18% estimation process
2012 39,947 0.02% estimation process
2013 39,948 0% estimation process
2014 40,035 0.22% estimation process
2015 40,143 0.27% estimation process
2016 40,425 0.7% estimation process
2017 40,776 0.86% estimation process
2018 40,983 0.51% estimation process
2019 41,171 0.46% estimation process
2020 41,473 0.73% estimation process

Hickory zip code is 28601. County name: Catawba, County fips: 37035

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Local Places in Hickory

1 Longview Town Hall
Rating: 5 (2)

Address: 2404 1st Ave SW, Hickory, NC 28602 ➦ Show Map

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2 Hickory City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 76 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601 ➦ Show Map

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Hickory City Hall
3 Hickory Finance Department

Address: 76 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601 ➦ Show Map

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4 76 N Center St at Hickory City Hall

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People born in Hickory (43)

People born in Hickory, including entrepreneur Chris Hughes, actor Matthew Settle, soccer player Brad Knighton, you can see a list of people who born in Hickory.

  • Cass Ballenger (American politician (1926-2015)) he was born in 06/12/1926
  • Gunner (American professional wrestler) he was born in 06/06/1982
  • Kenneth Lamar Holland (American politician) he was born in 24/11/1934
  • Bob Warlick (basketball player) he was born in 20/03/1941
  • Chris Washburn (American basketball player) he was born in 13/05/1965
  • Rick Barnes (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 17/07/1954
  • Andy Houston (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 07/11/1970
  • Andy Petree (American motorsports commentator, team owner and driver) he was born in 15/08/1958
  • Austin M. Allran (American politician) he was born in 13/12/1951
  • Bobby Lutz (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 04/04/1958
  • Brian Frasure (American paralympic sprinter) he was born in 02/02/1973
  • Carl Murchison (American psychologist) he was born in 03/12/1887
  • Charlie Frye (American baseball player) he was born in 17/07/1914
  • Dick Marlowe (American baseball player) he was born in 27/06/1929
  • Douglas E. Moore (American minister) he was born in 01/01/1928
  • E. Patrick Johnson (American academic) he was born in 01/03/1967
  • Ernie Warlick (American football player (1932-2012)) he was born in 21/07/1932
  • Gary Sain (former NASCAR driver)

Schools in Hickory

College & universities near Hickory, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198835 Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory (NC) 28601

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hickory, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL

Post offices near Hickory

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hickory Post Office Hickory (NC) 28602

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Hickory , Pennsylvania census-designated place in Mount Pleasant Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 2,373 people.
  • Hickory , Mississippi town in Newton County, Mississippi, United States with a population of 515 people.
  • Hickory , Oklahoma town in Murray County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 75 people.

Other cities in Catawba County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Catawba County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Newton 13,224 City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States
Saint Stephens 8,759 Town in Alabama, USA
Conover 8,573 City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lake Norman of Catawba 5,075 Township in Catawba County, North Carolina
Longview 4,871 Town in North Carolina, United States
Maiden 3,421 Town in North Carolina, USA
Claremont 1,414 City in North Carolina, United States
Sherrills Ford 1,007 Unincorporated community in Catawba County, North Carolina
Catawba 627 Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America
Brookford 381 Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Hickory distances to largest North Carolina cities