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Welcome to Hickory Flat ...

The town of Hickory Flat is located in Benton County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hickory Flat: Hickory Flt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hickory Flat has a population of 550 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hickory Flat is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Hickory Flat is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hickory Flat had an population of 550 people. This is a decrease of 8.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hickory Flat had a population of 601 people (or 6.89% of the total population of Benton County). This makes Hickory Flat the county's most populous community.

The population of Hickory Flat represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 195th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 601 people, the population of Hickory Flat increased 6.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 565 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hickory Flat.

Adding Hickory Flat to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Hickory Flat elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Hickory Flat ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Hickory Flat: This one is located in Benton County and the other is located in Chickasaw County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 11 communities that are also named Hickory Flat - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Georgia (2), Kentucky (2), South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Hickory Flat ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
    • New Albany [Union County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Hickory Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<6>
  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hickory Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hickory Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hickory Flat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ashland [Benton County]
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      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Hickory Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<6>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Hickory Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<6>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Hickory Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<6>
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Hickory Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Hickory Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Hickory Flat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores

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 Hickory Flat. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hickory Flat.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hickory Flat. 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 Hickory Flat.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hickory Flat. See our Newspapers Page for Hickory Flat.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hickory Flat ...

Looking for more information about Hickory Flat? 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 Hickory Flat, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hickory Flat.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Benton County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Benton, 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 Hickory Flat.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hickory Flat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Hickory Flat) 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 Hickory Flat. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hickory Flat

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickory Flat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6158, Longitude: -89.1912       In this case, the coordinates for Hickory Flat have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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