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28601, 28602

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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.
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Hickory 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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Climate & Weather

The weather in Hickory is moderate. Here is a good weather page for Hickory with Doppler Radar.
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.
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Hickory history:

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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