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The location of Hickory









Welcome to Hickory ...

Hickory is located in Pickens County.

The location of Hickory has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Hickory refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hickorite<2>

Hickory is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Hickory lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hickory lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Hickory ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Aliceville   [Map]   2,335   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   968   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ethelsville   [Map]   73   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,644   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
McMullen   [Map]   9   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hickory.

Communities Also Named Hickory ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Hickory - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hickory.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hickory. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hickory. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hickory.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hickory:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hickory ...

Looking for more information about Hickory? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hickory? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hickory, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hickory.

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About Pickens County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hickory. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Hickory refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Hickory may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hickory - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hickory) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickory. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1629, Longitude: -88.0631     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hickory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hickory.

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