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Welcome to North Hickory ...

North Hickory is located in Catawba County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Hickory: N. Hickory

North Hickory is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: North Hickory lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for North Hickory: (828)

Communities near North Hickory ...

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

  • Hickory [Catawba County]
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    • Hickory [Catawba County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of North Hickory
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of North Hickory
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • Newton [Catawba County]
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    • Newton [Catawba County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of North Hickory
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
  • Conover [Catawba County]
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    • Conover [Catawba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of North Hickory
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conover<5>
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    • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
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      • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of North Hickory
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Long View [Burke County]
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      • Long View [Burke County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of North Hickory
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
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      • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of North Hickory
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<5>
    • Valdese [Burke County]
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      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of North Hickory
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<5>
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
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      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of North Hickory
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
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    • Hudson [Caldwell County]
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      • Hudson [Caldwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of North Hickory
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,703 people
      • Former name for Hudson:
      • Hudsonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Hickory ...

Looking for more information about North 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 North Hickory, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for North Hickory.

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About Catawba County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Catawba County: www.co.catawba.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Catawba, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Hickory - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- North Hickory) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Hickory. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North HickoryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Hickory. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7782, Longitude: -81.3237       In this case, the coordinates for North Hickory have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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