• Kiwanis Park
    Zahra Baker All Children's Playground is a premiere playground.
  • Lake Hickory
    The lake covers 4,200 acres and has over 100 miles of shoreline.
  • Beautiful Parks & Gardens
    Enjoy walking and biking trails, boating, scenic lake views and more.
  • Hickory, North Carolina
    a city known for craftsmanship and community, is a great place to start your new business, project, or life!

Welcome to Hickory, where Life is Well Crafted!

Hickory, North Carolina, has a history of craftsmanship. Hickory's past and future prospects have drawn to this place a people with an eye for detail and a hand for hard work, a passion for making something of themselves and of the future.

From furniture capitol to fiber optic center, natural wonder to fine arts splendor, recreational heaven to entertainment haven, small town values to big city drive, the people of Hickory have crafted a living and a life that's rich both in tradition and promise.

Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality. Hickory is Life. Well Crafted!

Pay your Water Utility Bill Online

From the comfort of home, citizens can review such information as payment history, pending payments, and account status, while also providing several convenient payment options.

Bond Information

On November 4, 2014, the voters of Hickory overwhelmingly approved the $15 and $25 million dollar Hickory Bond Referendum.

Employment

At the City of Hickory, we focus on delivering high quality services to our citizens and visitors through excellent coworkers. Positive innovation, communication, and customer service form the core values of our organization.

City Meetings/Events

A listing of City meetings and events for City of Hickory. This includes boards and commissions, department events and meetings, and more.

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City Publications

At the City of Hickory we focus on delivering high quality services to our citizens and visitors through excellent coworkers. Positive innovation, communication, and customer service form the core values of our organization.

Crafting Hickory

The name “Crafting Hickory” is more than an emblem, or logo, it’s an initiative under the ‘Life. Well Crafted.’ brand.

City News Room

Hickory Well Crafted!

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