From farm to table restaurants, breweries, small shops or big box retail shopping, 24 parks, Lake Hickory, and so much more, Hickory truly offers the perfect balance of large city amenities with small town charm.
Doers and Makers
Get to know Hickory, NC through the peoples’ eyes who live and work here. Watch the video and then read their short stories to understand why people love Hickory, NC so much.
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Hickory continues to evolve and reinvent itself, capturing the attention and affection of people and publications far beyond its borders.
Hickory has a talented workforce, a rich manufacturing support system, cutting edge technologies, a vibrant medical community, and a rich heritage of craftmanship.
Hickory is ripe with educational opportunities, from a state-of-the-art community college and a well-established university, to skilled trade training programs and the K-64 education initiative.
Find your home in this community of people who have a history of craftsmanship with an eye for detail, a hand for hard work, and a passion for making something of themselves and of the future.