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Welcome to Hickory ...
The location of Hickory has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Hickory refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hickorite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hickory has a population of 518 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hickory.
Hickory is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Hickory lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hickory: (601) & (769)<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hickory had an population of 518 people. This is a decrease of 2.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.81% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Hickory ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hickory.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hickory.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hickory.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hickory. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Hickory to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hickory 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 Hickory was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hickory on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hickory on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022