Hickory, North Carolina

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Hickory, North Carolina
Union Square in Downtown Hickory
Union Square in Downtown Hickory
Motto(s): 
"Life. Well Crafted."
Location in North Carolina
Location in North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°44′16″N 81°19′42″W / 35.73778°N 81.32833°W / 35.73778; -81.32833Coordinates: 35°44′16″N 81°19′42″W / 35.73778°N 81.32833°W / 35.73778; -81.32833
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountiesCatawba, Burke,
Caldwell
Incorporated1870
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorHank Guess
 • City managerWarren Wood
Area
 • City29.93 sq mi (77.52 km2)
 • Land29.83 sq mi (77.27 km2)
 • Water0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)
Elevation
1,188 ft (362 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City40,010
 • Estimate 
(2019)
41,171
 • Density1,380.05/sq mi (532.84/km2)
 • Urban
187,808
 • Metro
365,497
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
28601-28603
Area code828
FIPS code37-31060[2]
GNIS feature ID0986686[3]
Websitewww.hickorync.gov

Hickory is a city in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. It had a population of 365,497 as of 2010.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.