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Welcome to Hickory ...

The town of Hickory is located in Newton County.

When the people of Hickory refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hickorite<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Hickory has a population of 526 people<2> (see below for details).

Hickory is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Hickory: (601) & (769)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hickory had a population of 530 people. This makes Hickory the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Hickory represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 530 people, the population of Hickory increased 6.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 499 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Hickory had an population of 526 people. This is a decrease of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hickory ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hickory and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Chunky   [Map]   324   E   5 miles [8 km]
Decatur   [Map]   1,788   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   499   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fellowship - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lake   [Map]   322   W   18 miles [29 km]
Meridian   [Map]   39,113   E   19 miles [30.6 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 Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Minnesota, 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hickory. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Hickory.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Hickory. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 town'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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<2>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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<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>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Hickory.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Hickory. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hickory) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hickory

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hickory. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3166, Longitude: -89.0217     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hickory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hickory.