COVID-19 Operational Changes

Catawba County Public Health is actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, and the City is working to ensure our community is ready to respond. To provide you the most accurate and updated information about COVID-19, the following resources have been gathered for your reference.

Collections

Utility payments will no longer be accepted at the Collections counter inside City Hall. Click here for alternative ways to submit utility payments.

Police

The lobby of Police Headquarters is closed to all visitors. Click here for ways to receive copies of police reports and pay parking tickets.

Library

Both branches (Patrick Beaver Memorial and Ridgeview) are closed to the public. Click here for ways to continue utilize library services.

Recreation and Sports Tourism

All recreation centers are closed to the public. Parks remain open with social distancing required. Click here for recreational and educational activities.

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 capital 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.

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.

Libraries/Recreation

Hickory Public Library connects people with excellent service, resources, and empowering opportunities.

Hickory Parks and Recreation provides the highest quality in leisure services, parks and recreational facilities while encouraging and enhancing healthy lifestyles for all citizens of Hickory.

Get to Know Hickory

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.

Crafting Hickory

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

Bond Information

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

Business Development

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

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.

City e-Newsletter

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

City News Room

Get To Know Hickory!

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