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Hickory, West Virginia
Welcome to Hickory ...
Although we found mention of Hickory during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Hickory was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Hickory was located in Mason County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Hickory to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Hickory - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Hickory, please Contact Us.
When the people of Hickory refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hickorite<2>
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Hickory might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Hickory would be found within the (304) and (681)<3> area codes.
Adding Hickory 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 in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Hickory 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 on our Genealogy Page.
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, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hickory.
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The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021