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.
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
The City recently launched a more convenient online payment system. You need to set up a new account to access and pay online.
The City of Hickory’s goal is to deliver high quality services to citizens and visitors through excellent coworkers who are customer focused, innovative, team players, and perform at their best every day.
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, 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.
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.