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  • HICKORY IS FOR DOERS AND MAKERS SEEKING A WELL-ROUNDED COMMUNITY.
    COME EXPERIENCE LIFE.
    WELL CRAFTED.
  • ENJOY WALKING AND BIKING TRAILS, BOATING, RESTAURANTS, MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL,
    AND SO MUCH MORE!
  • A CITY KNOWN FOR CRAFTSMANSHIP AND COMMUNITY, A GREAT PLACE TO START YOUR BUSINESS,
    OR CRAFT YOUR LIFE HERE.
  • 26 PARKS THAT INCLUDE PLAYGROUNDS, SPLASH PADS, FITNESS EQUIPMENT,
    SOCCER AND BASEBALL FIELDS, AN ALL CHILDREN'S ACCESSIBLE TREE HOUSE
    ...AND THE LIST GOES ON AND ON.
  • THERE ARE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESSES TO DEVELOP OR EXPAND HERE.
    HICKORY IS REVITALIZED!
Bond Information

Bond Information

In 2014, the voters of Hickory overwhelmingly approved a $40 million dollar Hickory Bond Referendum, including a City Walk, Riverwalk, Streetscapes and Gateways, and a corporate business park

Things to Do

Things to Do

Hickory is the metro hub for 365,000 people. There are numerous parks, mountain bike trails, Lake Hickory, restaurants, breweries, events in the downtown, major retail, local shops, and so much more

Pay Your Water Bill

Pay Your Water Bill

The City recently launched a more convenient online payment system.  You need to set up a new account to access and pay online.

Employment

Employment

The City recently launched a more convenient online payment system.  You need to set up a new account to access and pay online.

City Meetings & Events

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.

City e-Newsletters

City e-Newsletters

Stay up to date on City information. Sign up for the City of Hickory, Library and/or the Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism e-newsletters.

City Publications

City Publications

City publications, like the Crafting Hickory Magazine, the City’s annual budget, the City Snippets from the water bills, Leisure Pursuits, as well as City brochures, are located here.

Business Development

Business Development

Hickory and the metro area have strong transportation, higher education, cultural and workforce development networks that have produced a strong manufacturing base, as well as extensive medical, retail, service, and residential development industries.

Welcome to Hickory,
where Life is Well Crafted!

Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located an hour from 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!