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Welcome to Hickman ...

The city of Hickman is located in Fulton County<1> and is the County Seat for Fulton County.

The location of Hickman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hickman has a population of 2,116 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hickman.

Hickman is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Hickman: (270)

The ZIP code for Hickman: 42050<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hickman had an population of 2,116 people. This is a decrease of 11.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hickman had a population of 2,395 people (which is 35.15% of the total population of Fulton County). This makes Hickman the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hickman represents 0.06% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,395 people, the population of Hickman decreased 6.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,560 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hickman.

Adding Hickman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hickman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hickman was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hickman on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Hickman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Hickman - they are located in Arkansas, California, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Hickman ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hickman.

  • Union City [Obion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City [Obion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Hickman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,328 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<7>
  • South Fulton [Obion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fulton
    • South Fulton [Obion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Hickman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Fulton<7>
  • Fulton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Hickman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<7>
  • Englewood [Obion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
    • Englewood [Obion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Hickman
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,532 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Markham [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Markham
      • New Markham [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Hickman
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Markham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Markham
    • Troy [Obion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Obion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Hickman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<7>
    • Clinton [Hickman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Hickman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Hickman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
    • Hornbeak [Obion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hornbeak
      • Hornbeak [Obion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Hickman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornbeak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornbeak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornbeak<7>
    • Woodland Mills [Obion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Mills
      • Woodland Mills [Obion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Hickman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Mills
    • Rives [Obion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rives
      • Rives [Obion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Hickman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rives

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hickman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hickman.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hickman. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hickman.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hickman. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hickman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hickman ...

Looking for more information about Hickman? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hickman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hickman.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Fulton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hickman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hickman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hickman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hickman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hickman) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hickman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HickmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5649, Longitude: -89.1830       In this case, the coordinates for Hickman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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