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Hickory
Catawba County, North Carolina

ZipCodes
28601, 28602




Page Contents for Hickory, North Carolina

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Hickory is approximately 34,520 1999, 40010 2010.
The approximate number of families is 12,701 1990, 16614 2010.
The amount of land area in Hickory is 52.599 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hickory is 25.46 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.02 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hickory to Washington DC is 327 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 151 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hickory is positioned 35.73 degrees north of the equator and 81.32 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hickory elevation is 1,189 feet above sea level.
Hickory per capita income is $ 24,122.
Hickory average annual rainfall is 49 inches per year
Hickory average annual snowfall is 10 inches per year.
Hickory average temperature is 58.3 degrees F.

Location

50 miles northwest of Charlotte and 80 miles east of Asheville. Though Hickory is mostly in Catawba County, it also has portions in Burke and Caldwell Counties.
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Weather


moderate. Here is a good weather page for Hickory with Doppler Radar.
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History & History Related Items

The city was first known as Hickory Tavern as early as 1863. It was incorporated in 1870. See this informative history page for Hickory with many links and information.
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Attractions

Top Ten amazing facts about Hickory!
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Hickory City Government

City of Hickory
City Hall
76 North Center St.
Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: 828-323-7400

Hickory has a council/manager form of government

Hickory Schools

Hickory Public Schools
432 4th Avenue, SW
Hickory, NC 28602
Telephone: 828-322-2855
Fax: 828-322-1834 Hickory

Miscellany

The population of Hickory was:
1990 - 28,300
1991 - 28,300
1992 - 28,937
1993 - 28,381
1994 - 29,229
1995 - 29,662
1996 - 32,000
1997 - 32,632
1998 - 34,500
1999 - 34,520

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